James R. Hart


Jim focuses on investments in consumer products, retail and healthcare companies.

Jim joined TA in 2007 and has more than 13 years of private and public equity experience. His areas of focus span a wide range of the consumer and retail landscape, including apparel, food, restaurants and specialty retailing, and personal care among many others.

Career Highlights

  • Made three investments that resulted in IPOs
  • Completed six portfolio add-on investments
  • Completed seven investments representing capital deployed of over $1.1 billion

Former Experience

  • Sageview Capital
  • Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
  • Banc of America Securities – Investment Banking


  • Stanford Graduate School of Business – MBA, Arjay Miller Scholar
  • Amherst College – BA, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Political Science and Asian Studies

Board Representation


  • Marc Anthony
  • Paula's Choice
  • The Collected Group


  • 5.11, Inc.
  • Amplify Snack Brands
  • Evanston Capital Management
  • PepperJax Grill

Featured Investments