Brendon Parry joined TIFF in 2011 and serves as Managing Director and Head of Private Markets. He works across all aspects of TIFF’s private markets efforts and manages its private portfolio, which is focused on early-stage venture capital and lower middle market buyout and growth equity. He and the private markets team invest across primary fund commitments, PE direct investments alongside funds and independent sponsors, and secondary transactions. Brendon also serves on TIFF’s investment committee, on the Belmont Day School investment committee, and as a board observer for TIFF’s direct investments in ATSG, Calpine Containers, PLM and Unique.
Previously, Brendon worked at Providence Equity Partners, a leading technology, media, and communications private equity firm. Before entering the direct private equity world after business school, he began his career focused on private markets consulting at Cambridge Associates and earned his CFA® charter concurrently. He earned his AB in Economics at Brown University and his MBA at Harvard Business School, where he was first introduced to TIFF working with a finance professor on an HBS case study and became captivated by TIFF and its mission.