John Malfettone retired in 2018 after a 42-year career serving primarily in senior leadership positions in the public accounting, financial services and asset management industries. Since retiring , he has invested and advised businesses in the real estate technology, procurement consulting, and professional services industries. Most recent to his retirement, Mr. Malfettone was a Senior Managing Director at Clayton Dubilier & Rice, one of the oldest, and a top ten private equity leveraged buyout firm. Mr. Malfettone served a number of roles at CD&R including Head of Operations, Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Procurement Officer and Risk Manager, where he worked with the portfolio companies that CD&R owns to reduce indirect purchasing costs and provide comprehensive insurance coverage.
Previously, he was Partner, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for Oak Hill Capital Partners, a middle market private equity firm. Prior to that, Mr. Malfettone spent 12 years at GE Capital in various senior management roles including Corporate Controller, EVP CFO, and Managing Director of GE Equity where he ran the Commercial Service Business which profitably invested over $1 billion. Mr. Malfettone also served as the EVP and CFO for MacDermid Inc., a New York stock exchange-listed specialty chemical company, and previously was an Audit Partner at KPMG Peat Marwick in the Stamford and White Plains offices, where he ran the Computer Audit Practice.
Mr. Malfettone has served on numerous corporate boards across an array of industries, primarily in an audit committee chair role, including Duane Reade, a retail drug store, Juice Plus, a nutraceutical company, Trade-out, a technology company, Endura, a supply chain software business, TruckLite, a manufacturer of truck parts, and Service America, a corporate food service business. As Audit Committee Chair, he has led two fraud investigations, one of which led to the conviction of a corporate CEO. He is currently a Senior Advisor to Alvarez & Marsal’s Transaction Advisory Group, a member of the Advisory Board of LogicSource, a procurement outsourcing and consulting company, and Chairs the Audit Committee for the Board of Directors of New Mountain Finance SLF I, a senior loan fund.
Mr. Malfettone serves as the Board Chair of the Cardinal Shehan Center, an inner city youth center in Bridgeport, CT. He is the Chairman Emeritus of the Board of the University of Connecticut Foundation. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and formerly, the Connecticut Society of CPA’s. He holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from the University of Connecticut where he graduated magna cum laude and is a member of the School of Business Hall of Fame.