Our Team

Pomona is committed to hiring and retaining talent throughout the firm. We seek to provide opportunity for people to grow in a culture of continuous improvement. The result is a deep team of professionals who share that common culture along with a broad range of experience and complementary skill sets.
Fran Janis
Senior Partner, US

Frances N. Janis, Senior Partner, joined Pomona Capital in 1994 and is primarily responsible for investment sourcing and decision-making in the secondaries, primary funds of funds and co-investment businesses. Ms. Janis has 33 years of private equity experience. Prior to joining Pomona, she was a General Partner of Hambro International Equity Partners, a venture group that managed a series of domestic and offshore funds. During her career, Ms. Janis served as a Director of a number of private and public companies engaged in the telecommunications equipment, consumer products, software services, healthcare and specialty retailing industries. She received an MBA from Northeastern University, and a BS from the State University at New York (Albany). Ms. Janis is a member of the Board of Trustees of Northeastern University.