Jesse Serventi, Partner

Mr. Serventi is a founding partner of Renovus Capital and brings 10 years of private equity experience to the team.  Prior to founding Renovus, Mr. Serventi was an investment professional at Leeds Equity Partners, an education-focused private equity firm with $1 billion under management. While at Leeds Equity, Mr. Serventi was extensively involved in the firm’s investments in EduK Group, Campus Management Corporation, Ponce Paramedical College, Talisma Corporation, Florida Technical College and the DAVE School.  His other education investment experience includes Wall Street Institute and Preferred Meal Systems.

Prior to Leeds Equity, Mr. Serventi was an Associate with Citi Private Equity, an equity and mezzanine investment fund with over $5 billion under management.  Mr. Serventi began his career as an investment banker with Citigroup’s Investment Banking Division.

In the Philadelphia community, Mr. Serventi sits on the boards of Summer Search, a non-profit mentoring organization targeting resilient low-income high school students, and The Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia.  He also sits on the investment committee of The Great Schools Fund, which aims to invest $100 million to create 35,000 seats in high-performing schools across the School District of Philadelphia.

Mr. Serventi is a summa cum laude graduate of Bucknell University where he earned his BA in economics.