Mr. John Schumacher is Chairman and co-founder of GoldPoint Partners ($13.0 billion AUM), responsible for overseeing GoldPoint’s investment and business development activities and managing the firm’s fund investment business. Mr. Schumacher has overseen commits of approximately $13.3 billion to over 350 private equity funds and completed over 180 direct equity investments and over 130 mezzanine investments. Mr. Schumacher previously served as the Firm’s CEO from its formation in 1999 through 2009. Prior to the formation of GoldPoint, Mr. Schumacher acted as the Head of New York Life's Private Finance Group from 1991 through 1999. Prior to joining New York Life, Mr. Schumacher was a Vice President in the Private Placement Department at Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company, where he began his career in 1983. Mr. Schumacher earned a BA in History from Columbia College and an MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business. Mr. Schumacher also serves on GoldPoint’s investment committee.