Tailwater Capital

John Schaufele

John Schaufele

Managing Director, Head of Investor Relations and Fundraising

Mr. Schaufele joined Tailwater Capital in August 2022 as Managing Director, Head of Investor Relations and Fundraising. Mr. Schaufele will oversee all investor development, servicing and relationship management activities for the firm.

Mr. Schaufele previously served as Managing Director at Freestone, a portfolio company of Tailwater focused on investing in companies enabling the transition to a lower carbon economy with an emphasis on recycling, environmental services, and disruptive technologies offering an attractive, unsubsidized economic value proposition. Prior to Freestone, Mr. Schaufele spent 15 years originating, executing and monitoring private equity investments, having sat on the boards of 11 platform companies while being involved in transactions representing over $5 billion of invested equity in the energy sector. During this time, he worked extensively with limited partners to raise capital for multiple flagship funds and numerous co-investment vehicles.

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