Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC - Focus: management buy-outs, growth equity financing, recapitalization and acquisition-oriented financing.


Douglas C. Grissom

Managing Director


Doug Grissom is a Managing Director on the MDP Business & Government Services team. Prior to joining MDP, he was with Bain Capital in private equity, McKinsey & Company and Goldman Sachs.

Mr. Grissom currently serves on the Boards of Directors of BlueCat Networks, CoVant Technologies II, Fleet Complete and LGS Innovations. In addition, he was formerly on the Boards of Directors of @stake, Aderant, Asurion, Cbeyond, Fieldglass, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, Intelsat, and Neoworld.

Outside work, Mr. Grissom is a Board Member at Amherst College, the Illinois Venture Capital Association, the Lincoln Park Zoo, METROsquash, the Museum of Science and Industry, UChicago Impact, and the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools.


B.A., Amherst College; M.B.A., Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration
Grissom, Douglas C.