MARK K. HOLDSWORTH
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Prior to forming The Holdsworth Group, LLC, Mark was a Co-Founder, Managing Partner and Operating Partner of Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC, (“TCP”), a Los Angeles-based private investment firm with approximately $9 billion under management and 90 employees. He was also the CEO of several of TCP's funds and was one of the original Managing Partners of the firm. TCP was acquired by BlackRock, Inc. in August of 2018. Prior to co-founding TCP in 1996, Mr. Holdsworth worked as an investment banker and in real estate.
Mr. Holdsworth currently serves as a Director of Parsons Corporation (NYSE: PSN), a provider of technology-driven solutions focused on the defense, intelligence and critical infrastructure markets globally where he is the former Chairman of the Corporate Governance and Responsibility Committee. He is currently the Chairman of RF Industries (NASDAQ: RFIL) and is also a former Director of a private company that manufactures high-performance advanced glass fiber materials for the composites industry. Mr. Holdsworth has also served as the former Chairman or Vice Chairman of several companies, including: a vertically integrated food packaging company; a national casual dining chain; a diversified holding company with business units in specialty batteries, minerals, pharmaceutical products, specialty chemicals and auto parts; and, a publicly traded wire and cable manufacturing company.
In addition to Mr. Holdsworth’s business affiliations, he is actively involved in a number of philanthropic and local community causes including: former Chairman of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Chair’s Council at The California Institute of Technology (“Caltech”); a member of the Board of YPO Gold, San Gabriel Valley; President of the First Tee of Greater Pasadena; a Trustee of Polytechnic School; and, former National Trustee of the Boys & Girls Club of America.
Mr. Holdsworth received a B.A. from Pomona College in Physics, a B.S. (Honors) from Caltech in Engineering and Applied Science, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
ZACHARY D. LEVENICK
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Prior to joining THG, Mr. Levenick was a Principal of Taconic Capital Partners, LP (“Taconic”), a multi-billion dollar New York-based private investment firm. Mr. Levenick co-managed the firm’s London-based European operations and was Portfolio Manager for European Equities investing, where focus areas included consumer products, retail, and general industries. He also established and oversaw Taconic’s public and private investment efforts in Brazil, Mexico, Chile, and Argentina, where focus areas included education and logistics. While at Taconic, Mr. Levenick also developed extensive experience in special situations and cross-asset class investing. Mr. Levenick spent 18 years at Taconic, after joining the firm in 2002 as a research associate. Prior to his career at Taconic, Mr. Levenick worked at J.P. Morgan in investment banking.
Mr. Levenick is a former Director of Barnes and Noble Education (NYSE: BNED).
Mr. Levenick graduated from Harvard College magna cum laude with a degree in History and Literature (Medieval). He resides with his family in Southern California. They support a number of educational, outdoor, and local philanthropies in the US and UK.