Clearlake Capital Group, an investment firm, has promoted Arta Tabaee to partner & managing director, Paul Huber to managing director, Nate Mejías to principal, Sean Courtney, Dilshat Erkin, Ben Kruger and Emily Mullins to senior vice presidents.
Clearlake has closed Clearlake Capital Partners VII with more than $14.1 billion in commitments.
New additions at Clearlake include Neeka Choobineh, Josh Kim, Alvaro Rodrigo as senior associates and Serine Novshadian as vice president.
Senior leadership promotions at WhiteStar Asset Management, the credit arm of Clearlake, include Michael Dixon to director and a member of the investment committee, Preston Wallace, Kyle Segarra and Alex Rodgers to directors. WhiteStar also added Katharine Rutherford as executive director.
“The growth of the firm, as well as the recent closing of our $14.1 billion flagship fund, would not have been possible without the support of our exceptional Clearlake team, and we’re honored to recognize these outstanding individuals,” said José E. Feliciano, co-founder at Clearlake. “We’re also proud to be a leading supporter of diversity in private equity, and we’re committed to providing more opportunities at the firm and within the industry at large for diverse candidates.”