Jay Coughlon is a co-founder and the Managing Partner of Fruition Partners, LLC. He brings over 20 years of private equity investing and platform leadership experience and has completed over 50 acquisitions during his career. Prior to Fruition, Jay was a co-founder and Managing Partner of Lariat Partners. Prior to co-founding Lariat Partners in January 2013, Jay was a Managing Director and member of the investment committee at KRG Capital, a Denver-based private equity firm with over $3 billion of capital under management. Jay started his career at Banc of America Securities in middle-market Financial Sponsor Leveraged Finance. He also spends time as an investor, member of the investment committee and partner with VareCo, a real estate redevelopment company focused on multi-family “workforce” housing. Jay graduated from Marquette University with a Bachelor Degree in accounting and international business.
Jay enjoys the outdoors as an avid cyclist and skier, has a penchant for red wine, and enjoys spending time with his three kids (and their endless activities!). He’s a Board member and co-Chair of the Campaign Committee for the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation and is a Founder and Board member of the Mile High Five Foundation.