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.
John Stephens
Chief Financial Officer, US

John Stephens joined Pomona in 2011. He has 18 years of private equity experience. Prior to Pomona, he co-founded and was managing partner of EM Alternatives, a private equity fund-of-funds investing in Asia and emerging markets. He also was a senior investment analyst with Global Environment Fund, an investor in clean energy, forestry, and infrastructure projects in emerging markets.  He began his international career at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow.  John serves on the Asia Council of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association. He received an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College, and a BA from the University of Washington.

“The energy and intellectual horsepower among individual team members is truly impressive. When we've come together as a team, we have achieved some extraordinary results.”