Kevin Albert is a Managing Director and is responsible for the investor relations functions of Elevation Partners. Kevin has twenty-four years of experience working with institutional investors. Prior to joining Elevation, Kevin was a Managing Director and the Global Head of the Equity Private Placement Group at Merrill Lynch & Co where he led a market leading private equity fund placement business as well as a unit that syndicated minority interest private equity and co-investment opportunities to institutional investors. Prior to that role, Kevin served in a variety of generalist investment banking roles at Merrill Lynch. Kevin serves as an independent director on the board of Merrill Lynch Ventures, LLC and Kecalp, Inc., a series of private equity partnerships offered to key Merrill Lynch employees aggregating over $1.8 billion of original committed capital. Kevin has a B.A. and an M.B.A from the University of California, Los Angeles.