Jack Kolodny is a Managing Partner of Auxo Investment Partners. Mr. Kolodny has over 20 years of experience in investing, operations and consulting.
Prior to founding Auxo, Mr. Kolodny was a Managing Director with Blackford Capital where he was a member of the firm’s investment committee and led activities to develop governance, strategy and operational-enhancements amongst the portfolio. Jack worked directly with a number of companies, serving as the Chairman of the Board of Key Health and of Custom Profile. Additionally, he served on the boards of Staging Products and Grand Transformers.
Prior to joining Blackford Capital, Jack was an Investment Analyst at First Q Capital, a Newport Beach, Cal.-based long/short hedge fund. He was responsible for managing investment accounts totaling $40 MM in capital, including several investments that were top performers for the fund.
Prior to First Q Capital, Jack was a principal at Mercer Management Consulting (now Oliver Wyman) focused on turnaround, growth and web strategy. He partnered closely with clients to solve strategic and operational problems in multiple industries. Jack led research teams in the development of best-selling business-strategy books “Profit Patterns” (Times Business, 1999), “How Digital is your Business?” (Crown Business, 2000), and “The Art of Profitability” (Warner Books, 2002). Jack is also one of the founding partners of MyScorecard.com, a leading golf handicapping and tracking Web Site.
Jack holds an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with Bachelors of Arts & Bachelors of Engineering degrees from Dartmouth University. He and his wife have three children and reside in Los Angeles, CA.