Jill Wight - NYPEN Co-President
The Carlyle Group

Jill Wight is a Principal at the Carlyle Group, where she focuses on portfolio company management and operational improvement initiatives for the Carlyle Equity Opportunities Funds. She is based in New York.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Ms. Wight was with Goldman Sachs where she led the Portfolio Operations Team for the Special Situations Group. She was previously in the Equity and Controlled Distressed Debt Group at GSC, where she was involved in the management of portfolio companies post-acquisition.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Wight was with Bain & Company, where she served clients in private equity and financial services. She began her career at Marakon Associates, a strategic consulting firm. She holds a BA in Economics from Yale University, and earned an MBA, with Distinction, from Wharton.