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Daphne Dufresne

Daphne Dufresne

Managing Partner, GenNx360
United States
Daphne Dufresne is a Managing Partner of GenNx360, a middle market private equity firm with $1.8BN under management. She brings over 25 years of investment experience and plays a crucial role in all aspects of the firm's investment activities and portfolio management, is a voting member of the Investment Committee. Daphne led of our firm's investments in and chairs the boards of PAG, Genserve, AeroRepair and Whitson's. Previously, Daphne was a founding partner and Managing Director at RLJ Equity Partners (RLJ), where she oversaw investment sourcing, execution, and monitoring. Additionally, she managed the firm's day-to-day operations, including fundraising, and served on the Investment Committee. Prior to RLJ, Daphne served as a Partner at Parish Capital Advisors, where she spearheaded and led their direct investment program and was a Principal at Weston Presidio. She began her investment career as an Associate Director in the Structured Finance Group of the Bank of Scotland and as an Associate at Accenture's Strategic Services Group. Daphne is a champion for the advancement of women and people of color in finance. Daphne holds a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Harvard Graduate School of Business. Her extensive background and accomplishments make her a respected figure in the finance industry.