Mr. Baron is a founding Partner of Crystal Ridge Partners, a private equity firm specializing in providing capital to middle market companies in the Eastern half of the United States. Jack formerly was a Partner of JP Morgan Partners where he was responsible for marketing, new business development and the management of certain portfolio investments.
Previously, Jack held senior management positions in the investment Bank of JP Morgan predecessors, Manufactures Hanover Trust, Chemical Venture Partners and Chase Capital Partners. Jack holds a BS from Lehigh University (’79) and an MBA from Fordham University (’82), and is currently an executive in residence to the MBA program at Lehigh University.
Jack sits on the Board of Black Rock Capital Investment Corporation BKCC-NASDAQ, a Business Development Company specializing in investments in middle market companies, Big Rock Sports, a leading North American Distributor of Hunting, Fishing, Camping and Taxidermy Supplies and several not-for-profits.