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.
Michael GranoffCEO, US
Michael D. Granoff, Chief Executive Officer, founded Pomona Capital in 1994 and is responsible for strategic planning, capital and executive management. He has 35 years of private equity experience. Prior to founding Pomona in 1994, he served as the President of partnerships organized to purchase secondary interests in venture capital and leveraged buyout funds and as a Director of a number of private companies at Golodetz Ventures and TEI Industries. Prior to his business career, Mr. Granoff served as the Chairman’s representative on the staff of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Operations. He was a member of the 1992 Presidential Transition Team for the Department of the Treasury. Mr. Granoff was appointed by President Clinton to the Board of the Albanian-American Enterprise Fund, a U.S. government private sector development initiative where he serves as Chairman. He is also Chairman of the Albanian American Development Foundation, the largest non-profit organization in the Balkans. Mr. Granoff is a recipient of the Knighthood of Skanderbeg, the Order of Mother Teresa, and the Medal of Public Gratitude from the Government of Albania. Mr. Granoff is a Director of the Grameen Bank U.S. and Chairman of the International Board of Trustees of The Institute for National Security Studies (Israel.) He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He served as a Trustee of the Yad Hanadiv Rothschild Foundation. Mr. Granoff received a JD from Georgetown University and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.