Susan Balloch has joined Blackstone Group's private equity group as an Executive Director. Susan's role encompasses overall management and administrative aspects of the group's activities.
Balloch was formerly with Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe in their Investor Relations group. Before that she was Managing Director and Chief Administrative Officer for Global Investment Banking and Private Equity at Credit Suisse. Prior to the acquisition by Credit Suisse, she was a Managing Director at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. She was also an Adjunct Professor and Executive-in Residence at Columbia Business School.
Tony James, President of The Blackstone Group, stated, 'We are excited to have Susan undertake this role. Her integral involvement in such a wide variety of investment banking and business management functions over the past twenty years gives her a deep understanding of effective management for such a group.'
Balloch received her BS at Georgetown University and MBA at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.