Kneeland C. Youngblood

Founding Partner at Pharos Capital Group LLC

Kneeland C. Youngblood

Kneeland C. Youngblood

Founding Partner at Pharos Capital Group LLC

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Career Highlights

Pharos Capital BDC, Inc.
Pharos Capital Group LLC
Pharos Capital Partners

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Number of Boards

40

Birthday

1956

Age

64

Number of Awards

2

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Founding Partner & Chief Investment Officer at Pharos Capital Group LLC

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Fund Advisor at TPG Global Advisors LLC

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Mallinckrodt Plc

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Lockton Dunning Benefits Co.

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Partner at Pharos Capital Group LLC

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Partner at Pharos Capital Group LLC

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Chief Financial Officer & Chief Compliance Officer at Pharos Capital Group LLC

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Co-Chief Financial Officer at Pharos Capital Group LLC

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at American Beacon Advisors, Inc.

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Co-Founder at TechLab, Inc.

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Former Research Associate, Molecular Cardiology Department at The University of Texas - Southwestern Medical Center

UT Southwestern Medical Center is distinctive for its overall quality and for the strength of its three core missions of education, research, and patient care. These mission components are highly interdependent; each is integral to and enhances the others.UT Southwestern consists today of three degree-granting schools and a University Health System of hospitals and clinics. Its faculty is renowned for including six Nobel Laureates (one now Emeritus) and many members of the National Academy of Sciences and Institute of Medicine, and UT Southwestern Medical Center is either nationally ranked or rated as high performing in nearly a dozen specialties by U.S. News & World Report.

Education
M.D
Class of 1982

UT Southwestern Medical Center is distinctive for its overall quality and for the strength of its three core missions of education, research, and patient care. These mission components are highly interdependent; each is integral to and enhances the others.UT Southwestern consists today of three degree-granting schools and a University Health System of hospitals and clinics. Its faculty is renowned for including six Nobel Laureates (one now Emeritus) and many members of the National Academy of Sciences and Institute of Medicine, and UT Southwestern Medical Center is either nationally ranked or rated as high performing in nearly a dozen specialties by U.S. News & World Report.

Bachelor of Arts in Politics
Class of 1978

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

MD

UT Southwestern Medical School is one of four medical schools in the University of Texas system. One of the nation’s top medical schools, UT Southwestern admits approximately 230 students each year, and admission is highly competitive. We’re looking for the best and the brightest, the most intellectually curious, and the most caring and compassionate future physicians.

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The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest public universities in the United States and is the largest institution of The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, the university has grown from a single building, eight teachers, two departments and 221 students to a 350-acre main campus with 17 colleges and schools, about 24,000 faculty and staff, and more than 50,000 students.

Memberships
Member
Current

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Career History
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
2017 - Current

Pharos Capital BDC, Inc. is an emerging growth company. It focuses on the healthcare sector. The company was founded on October 3, 2017 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

Founding Partner
1998 - Current

Pharos Capital Group invests primarily in established businesses based in the US with EBITDA of at least $2 million, revenue of at least $10 million. The firm seeks to provide growth stage capital for businesses and invests across sectors with a focus on healthcare, business services, drug development, life sciences, biotechnology and technology sectors. They provide funding for acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, and recapitalizations with an investment size ranging from $20 million to $50 million.Pharos Capital prefers to invest in companies that offer multiple exit opportunities which may include a financial buyer, an IPO, a recapitalization or a sale to a strategic purchaser.

Founding Partner & Chairman
Current

Based in Dallas and Nashville, Pharos Capital Group (“Pharos”) has $600 million in capital under management through three private equity funds. Their latest partnership is a $400 million fund focused on providing later stage equity funding for internal growth, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts or recapitalizations across industry sectors, with particular focus on healthcare, business services and technology. Pharos typically takes $10 to $30 million equity positions through staged investing in undercapitalized businesses in underserved regions across the nation. They typically are the lead investor in a round, or will co-lead a financing along with other institutional investors. Their investment mandate is to be value added investors who bring more than just capital to the table.

Boards & Committees
Director
Prior - 2008
Member, Board of Directors
2006 - 2012

Gap, Inc. operates as a global apparel retail company. It offers apparel, accessories, and personal care products for men, women and children. The company operates through segments: Gap Global, Old Navy Global, Banana Republic Global, Athleta, and Intermix. The Gap Global segment includes apparel and accessories for men and women under the Gap brand, along with the GapKids, BabyGap, GapMaternity, GapBody and GapFit collections. The Old Navy Global segment offers clothing and accessories for adults and children. The Banana Republic Global segment provides clothing, eyewear, jewelry, shoes, handbags and fragrances. The Athleta segment offers fitness apparel for women. The Intermix segment features styles from various designers. The company founded by Donald G. Fisher and Doris F. Fisher in July 1969 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Director
2004 - 2010

Burger King Corp. is engaged in the operation and franchise of fast food restaurants. Its products include burgers, chicken sandwiches, salads, and breakfast meals. The company was founded by James McLamore and David Edgerton in March, 1954 and is headquartered in Miami, FL.

Member, Executive Committee
Prior

Council of Institutional Investors is a non-profit association of pension funds, other employee benefit funds, endowments and foundations. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Washington DC.

Chairman, Board of Trustees
1993 - 1999

TRS’ Internal Investment Committee (IIC) approves investments in private equity, real estates, hedge funds and external managers. The firm’s investment performance is calculated using a daily time weighted rate of return. Investment decisions are based on asset allocation, which is determined after consideration of expected returns for asset classes with the context of risk tolerance for the fund. TRS uses both passive and active investing styles. Their approach tracks the performance of key benchmarks and provides the opportunity to add value through active portfolios. TRS' style is a disciplined, balanced approach with a strong quantitative foundation that focuses on long-term returns and objectives rather than on short-term market movements. The process includes frequent updating of statistical risk and return models constructed by TRS' investment staff.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $25K
2017

The Hockaday School is a college preparatory institution for girls of strong potential and diverse backgrounds who may be expected to assume positions of responsibility and leadership in a rapidly changing world.

$10K - $25K
2016

The Hockaday School is a college preparatory institution for girls of strong potential and diverse backgrounds who may be expected to assume positions of responsibility and leadership in a rapidly changing world.

$10K - $25K
2015

The Hockaday School is a college preparatory institution for girls of strong potential and diverse backgrounds who may be expected to assume positions of responsibility and leadership in a rapidly changing world.

Political Donations
$1,000
2016

Representative from New York's 5th Congressional District

$1,000
2014

Representative from New York's 5th Congressional District

$1,020
2014

Senator from New Jersey

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purchases American Beacon Advisors, Inc. from TPG Capital, LP, Pharos Capital Group LLC

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TPG Capital, LP, Pharos Capital Group LLC, Lighthouse Holdings, Inc. (Delaware) purchase American Beacon Advisors, Inc. from AMR Corporation

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Enplug, Inc. provides software as a service for the streaming of content and social media. It is the operating system for displays in businesses, which transforms any TV or display into a real-time marketing tool. The firm specializes in digital signage software, interactive displays, software, SaaS, social media wall, digital signage and enterprise software. The company was founded by Alex Ross, David Zhu, Nanxi Liu, Navdeep Reddy and Zach Spitulski in 2012 and is headquartered in Culver City, CA.

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Awards & Honors
2014
Black Enterprise Magazine - 75 Most Powerful on Wall Street
2011
Black Enterprise Magazine - 75 Most Powerful on Wall Street
Events
Speaker
-Los Angeles, CA
2014 Milken Institute Global Conference

People - Opportunities - Solutions

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2013 Milken Institute Global Conference

Through a unique international agenda and some of the smartest speakers on the planet, the Milken Institute Global Conference tackles the world’s most difficult challenges in an array of fields - from finance and philanthropy, to the environment and education, to government and health.

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2012 Milken Institute Global Conference

Through a unique international agenda and some of the smartest speakers on the planet, the Milken Institute Global Conference tackles the world’s most difficult challenges in an array of fields - from finance and philanthropy, to the environment and education, to government and health.

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