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Ambassador of JOY, Barry Shore, WWW, WOW, SMILE, CREATE, THANK You, FUNN, STRESS KILLS, JOY Heals, Peter Nolan, Nolan Capital, Leonard Green & Partners, Diamond Wipes, Fresh Brothers, Ortega National Parks, Activision, Call of Duty, FTD Group, Motorsport Aftermarket Group, The Palms Hotel and Casino, Adidas AG, Cornell University, US Olympic and Paralympic Foundation, Loyola High School Endowment Investment Committee, Eagle Scout, Johnson Graduate School of Management, Advisor to CVS, Rite Aid

Nolan Capital, based in Southern California, is the family office of Peter J. Nolan.  We originate, execute and manage private equity, real estate and other investments on behalf of the Nolan family.

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Peter J. Nolan

Peter Nolan founded Nolan Capital, Inc. in 2014 as the holding company for his family office to make long term investments in growth-oriented companies. Prior to founding Nolan Capital, Inc., Peter joined Leonard Green & Partners (“LGP”) as Managing Partner in 1997 along with Jon Sokoloff and John Danhakl. Under their leadership, the firm completed over 80 principal investments and grew Assets Under Management from $500 million in 1997 to over $24 billion today. Leonard Green is currently investing its $9.6 billion Fund VII. Peter transitioned to his current role as Senior Advisor to Leonard Green & Partners in 2014. Previously Peter was a Managing Director and Co-Head of DLJ’s (now Credit Suisse) Los Angeles Investment Banking Division, which he joined in 1990. While at DLJ, Peter worked extensively with LGP, assuming the role of its lead investment banker in 1995. During his time at DLJ, Peter helped to build the Los Angeles investment banking office to the largest regional presence in the nation with over 100 professionals and acted as advisor to entities such as adidas AG, the Government of Mexico, Saatchi & Saatchi PLC, Televisa S.A., Metromedia, Comcast Cellular, American Industrial Partners, CVS, Rite Aid, Steinway Selmer Corporation and Orion Pictures. Prior to DLJ, Peter had been a First Vice President in corporate finance at Drexel, Burnham, Lambert in Beverly Hills from 1986 to 1990, a Vice President at Prudential Securities, Inc. from 1982 to 1986 and an Associate at Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company. Peter presently serves as Chairman for Diamond Wipes, Fresh Brothers, and Ortega National Parks. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Activision, Inc. and AerSale Holdings, Inc. Peter has served on the Board of Directors of Aspen Dental Management, Inc., FTD Group, Inc., Liberty Group Publishing, Inc., Motorsport Aftermarket Group, The Palms Hotel and Casino, Scitor Corporation, VCA Antech, Inc., Wavetek Corporation, White Cap Industries, LLC, Werner Ladder Corporation and the Supervisory Board of Adidas AG. Peter is a Trustee Emeritus and was vice chairman of the Executive Committee for Cornell University, and he is currently a member of the Investment Committee for the University’s endowment. Peter serves as a trustee of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation. He is also a member of the Loyola High School Endowment Investment Committee and is a former Eagle Scout. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics and Finance from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.