Paul E. Tierney

Jr. Partner

Development Capital, LLC

Paul E. Tierney, Jr. is a Partner of Development Capital Partners, LLC and a General Partner of Aperture Venture Partners, two private investment firms specializing respectively in frontier and emerging markets and early stage healthcare ventures. For the past 21 years, Mr. Tierney has been Chairman of TechnoServe, Inc., a private international economic development organization. He was the Founder and Co-General Partner of Coniston Partners and several other large investment partnerships. Previously, Mr. Tierney served as the Managing Director of Gollust, Tierney and Oliver, an investment capital management company. He has been a Director of United Airlines Corp.; Liz Claiborne, Inc.; TW Services Corp.; The Argentine Investment Fund, Earth Color, Inc. and St. John’s College. Mr. Tierney is currently the Chairman of Fidus Mezzanine Fund and a Director of Nina McLemore, The Protective Group, Trilantic Capital Partners and Prosperity Voskhod Fund. He serves as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Mr. Tierney is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer, a graduate of the University of Notre Dame (Magna cum Laude) and the Harvard Business School (Baker Scholar). He is an Adjunct Professor of Emerging Markets at Columbia University.