Kevin Schwartz is the Chief Executive Officer at Paine Schwartz Partners.
Prior to co-founding Paine Schwartz Partners in 2006, Mr. Schwartz was a Managing Director at the Predecessor Firm, which he joined in 2002. Prior to joining the Predecessor Firm, he worked for the private equity firms Fremont Partners and American Industrial Partners. He began his professional career at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Investment Banking Division focusing on financial analysis of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, public and private financings and other corporate transactions.
Mr. Schwartz serves on the boards of Advanced Agrilytics, AgroFresh Solutions, Axiota, Lyons Magnus, SNFL Group, Suja, and Urban Farmer. Previously, he also served on the boards of Advanta, AgBiTech, Costa Group, FoodChain ID, Seminis, Sunrise Growers, Verdesian Life Sciences, and Verisem. Mr. Schwartz is the Chairman of the firm’s ESG Committee. He is a board council member of national non-profit, Hope for the Warriors. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois (Bachelor of Science in Accountancy) and was raised in Moline, Illinois.