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Daphne Dufresne
Managing Partner
Daphne Dufresne Daphne Dufresne is a Managing Partner of GenNx360. She brings extensive investment experience to the firm and is engaged in all aspects of the firm’s investment activities and portfolio management.  She is a voting member of the firm’s Investment Committee and Chair of the firm’s Exit Committee.

Daphne was a founding partner and a Managing Director of RLJ Equity Partners.  She was responsible for sourcing, executing and monitoring investments, the day to day management of the firm including fundraising and she sat on the firm’s four-person Investment Committee which made final investment decisions. Daphne was Chairman of the Board of Directors of both Fleischmann’s Vinegar Company and Media Source Inc. until they were successfully sold. She was also member of the Board of Directors of portfolio company LAI International and led the investment in J&J Africa.

Prior to RLJ Equity Partners, Daphne was a Partner with Parish Capital Advisors, a $1-billion fund of funds where she initiated and led their direct investment program.  Prior, she was a Principal at Weston Presidio, a diversified private equity fund managing $4.4 billion of assets under management. She began her investment career as an Associate Director in the Bank of Scotland's Structured Finance Group, focusing on management buyouts in Europe. Prior to that, Daphne served as an Associate in Accenture’s (formerly Andersen Consulting) Strategic Services Group.  

Daphne earned her B.S. in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and her MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business. She is happily married with three children.

GenNx360 Role:
  • Sourcing, structuring, and executing investments
  • Portfolio management
  • Member, Investment Committee
  • Chair, Exit Committee
Other Board Affiliations:
  • Condor Hospitality Trust (Nasdaq:CDOR)
  • UNFI (Nasdaq:UNFI)
  • National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC)
  • Young President’s Organization (YPO), Washington DC/Baltimore chapter
Tel: 212-257-6793
Email: ddufresne@gennx360.com
 

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