Joshua Cherry-Seto is Managing Director & CFO at Blue Wolf Capital Partners and serves on Blue Wolf’s ESG committee. He is responsible for fund and management company reporting to the Limited Partners as well as the SEC and other regulatory agencies; the coordination of finance operations and the reporting of Blue Wolf’s portfolio companies through their CFOs; and the investment and tax structuring of potential platform, add-on, and co-investment opportunities.
Prior to joining the firm in 2013, Mr. Cherry-Seto worked for five years as a portfolio and finance manager at Grove International Partners, a global opportunistic private equity real estate fund manager. In this role, he focused on portfolio management of Grove’s global platform and ASC 820 valuation audit and investor financial reporting and analysis. From 2001 to 2008, Mr. Cherry-Seto held a variety of positions within Citigroup, acting principally as a Vice President with responsibilities including financial planning and analysis, tax structuring, SEC registration, and systems implementation within various units.
Prior to that, Mr. Cherry-Seto held several roles within the organized labor movement. He was a union organizer for SEIU local 100 in Beaumont, TX, representing hospital workers and actively organizing nursing home and school support workers. He also was a union organizer for HERE organizing school support workers in Connecticut. Additionally, he served as the Executive Director of the National Writers Union; worked with 1199 SEIU in their political action and communications group, as well as assisting with financial analysis and contract negotiations; and worked with the Jewish Labor Committee and United Hebrew Trades in New York City.
Mr. Cherry-Seto received a B.S. from the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations, a post-graduate certification in Executive IT Management from Columbia University, and a M.B.A. from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.