Mr. Iwashko is a highly experienced private equity professional with over 22 years of practice in the industry. In 2006, he co-founded Horizon Capital, a private equity fund with over $600 million of assets under management, and led Horizon’s investment function as Chief Investment Officer throughout his career there. Mr. Iwashko left Horizon Capital in 2013 to establish Diligent Capital Partners and currently co-manages the independent mid-market private equity firm. Throughout his career, Mr. Iwashko has put significant efforts in promoting good corporate governance, having served on over 30 boards in privately held and publicly listed companies as well as NGO’s.
Previously, Mr. Iwashko held management positions in consulting, manufacturing, and technology industries in the United States. He received his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School in 1991, a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois in 1984 and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado in 1983.