White Oak Global Advisors has hired Jon Patty as a managing director and a partner based in the San Francisco office. Patty joins White Oak’s head of ESG and impact, Terésa Cutter, and is responsible for leading new ESG and Impact-oriented investment opportunities and strategies, as well as working closely with White Oak’s clients and borrowers.
Patty most recently served as managing director and head of private equity at New Island Capital, one of the largest institutional-scale, global impact investment firms, for 10 years. Prior to that, he worked for MC Partners and JPMorgan Capital.
“We are excited to welcome Jon to the team,” said Andre Hakkak, CEO and co-founder of White Oak. “His deep expertise and proven track record in supporting the growth of mission-driven businesses complement White Oak’s dedication to partnering with strong management teams who aspire to the highest ESG standards while building high quality, financially rewarding businesses.”
“I am thrilled to join a world-class organization with a commitment to driving strong social and environmental outcomes with its partners, and I look forward to bringing White Oak’s impact perspective and customized product offerings to mission-driven companies,” said Patty. “White Oak has a track record of leading creative, flexible financings using a partnership-driven approach, and now has the opportunity to help companies implement the highest ESG standards, deepen their impact, and extend their financial success.”