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Jon Winkelried

Board Officer: Vice-Chairman

CEO and Partner, TPG
San Francisco, CA

Jon Winkelried was elected to the Vanderbilt Board of Trust in 2012 and served as Chair for the Investment Committee from 2017-2021. He received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago in 1981 and an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago in 1982.

Winkelried is the Chief Executive Officer and a Partner of TPG. Winkelried was formerly with the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. for more than 27 years when he retired in 2009 as President and Co-Chief Operating Officer. He became a partner at Goldman Sachs in 1990 and, in addition to holding a series of senior leadership positions, helped build significant businesses for the firm. Winkelried was also a long-standing member of the firm’s Management Committee, Partnership Committee, Capital Committee and Founding Chairman of the Business Practices Committee. He also served as a member of the Board of Directors for Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Prior to joining TPG in 2015, Winkelried managed JW Capital Partners with investments across a range of industries including technology, real estate, healthcare and natural resources. Winkelried was also Strategic Advisor and Partner at Thrive Capital, a New York-based venture capital firm focused on technology investing.

Winkelried serves on the Board of Directors for Evolution Media, McAfee, Delos Living LLC, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Bounty Minerals and Cadre. He served as a trustee at the University of Chicago from 2006 to 2012.

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