Adam Fless

Managing director

Portfolio Excellence

Adam Fless is a Managing Director of Paine Schwartz Partners.

Mr. Fless joined Paine Schwartz Partners in 2017. He leads the Portfolio Excellence Platform which includes the portfolio management committee, new investment diligence, and current investment performance improvement work. He is a seasoned private equity executive with deep international experience in the food/restaurant, retail/consumer, automotive, industrial, and services industries. He works with the deal executives and portfolio company management teams on identifying and executing improvements in manufacturing/service delivery, operations, procurement/supply chain, value engineering, salesforce, pricing and strategic partnerships. Previously Mr. Fless worked with KKR, AlixPartners, and AT Kearney.

Mr. Fless has an undergraduate degree in Economics and International Trade from the University of Waterloo, Canada and an MBA from the London Business School, UK.