Lane McDonald is the Global Head of the Financials & Business Services Vertical for Partners Group’s Industry Value Creation team, based in New York.  She is a board member of both KinderCare Education and Guardian Early Learning Group and a board observer of AU Housing Finance, Ltd.  She is also a voting member of Partners Group’s Private Equity, Private Debt and Global Investment Committees.  Previously, she has held various operations and strategy roles at DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, JetBlue Airways, American Express, Delta Air Lines and Bain & Company. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she sits on the Advisory Board of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities and the Chancellor’s Philanthropic Council.