Paul B. Edgerley
Paul Edgerley is a Managing Director and co-founder of VantEdge. He previously served as a Managing Director at Bain Capital from 1990 until his retirement in January 2016. Since his retirement, he continues to serve as a Senior Advisor to Bain Capital and a number of Bain’s portfolio companies.
During his time at Bain Capital, Paul played a senior leadership role in the firm, co-leading the private equity business, overseeing the firm’s expansion into Asia and serving as the head of the firm’s investment committee. Paul also co-led more than 30 investments in the industrial, technology, consumer and business service industries, investing more than $5 billion with average returns in excess of three times the money invested. During Paul’s tenure, Bain Capital grew assets under management from $150 million to $75 billion.
Paul also currently serves as a director and chairman of the board of New York Stock Exchange-listed sensor and controls manufacturer Sensata Technologies. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Hero MotoCorp, India’s largest motorcycle manufacturer; hand and power tool supplier APEX Tool Group; and automotive part suppliers FTE Automotive and TI Automotive. Paul has also served on the board of directors and executive committee of the Boston Celtics since 2002. In addition, Paul serves on the boards of Bluemont Group, a Dunkin Donuts franchisee; Vitaligent, a Jamba Juice franchisee; Altitude, an aero parts roll up; and AS Roma on behalf of VantEdge.
Paul and his wife are actively involved in a number of philanthropic organization, including co-chairing the Harvard University and Kansas State University campaigns and serving on the board of YearUp and the Boston Celtics’ Shamrock Foundation.
Prior to joining Bain Capital, Paul spent five years at Bain & Company and three years as a certified public accountant working at Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Company (now KPMG). Paul was awarded an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Kansas State University. He and his wife Sandra reside in Brookline, Massachusetts with their four children.