Scott Kleinman (C’94, W’94) joined the Private Equity Group of Apollo Global Management in 1996. For the past decade, he has focused on Apollo’s cyclical industrial businesses, including companies in the chemicals, forest products, and industrial sectors. In 2010, Kleinman was named lead partner for Private Equity. Prior to 1996, he was employed by Smith Barney Inc. in its Investment Banking Division. Kleinman serves on the boards of directors of Momentive Performance Materials and Verso Paper. In 2014, he founded the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a member of the board of overseers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design.
Kleinman received a B.A. and B.S. from the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School of Business, respectively, graduating magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa.