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Tanya Barnes

Managing Director

Strategic Partners — New York

Tanya L. Barnes is a Managing Director, having joined Strategic Partners in 2019. Ms. Barnes oversees Strategic Partners’ Impact investing activities.

Ms. Barnes was previously a Managing Director in the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs where she focused on private equity investments for the Principal Investment Area (PIA) and helped to build and run the division’s co-investment business. During her career, she was responsible for all stages of investing: sourcing, diligence, structuring, execution and asset management, as well as having sector coverage responsibilities for financial services and consumer retail investments. Ms. Barnes spent the early part of her career at Goldman in the Special Situations Group (SSG) where she invested the firm's proprietary capital in debt and equity transactions for distressed assets and businesses. Prior to joining Strategic Partners, Ms. Barnes ran her own firm where she was an active advisor, investor and board member to investment firms and operating businesses.

Ms. Barnes received an A.B. from Harvard College and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.