Partner and Member
Partner and Member, TPG Growth Investment Committee
Ransom is a partner and a member of the Investment Committee of TPG Growth based in New York. He oversees the firm’s investments principally in the sectors of industrials and business services, supports other TPG Growth professionals in the areas of clean technology and renewable energy and participates in all aspects of the firm’s activities and investments. Prior to joining TPG in 2009, Mr. Langford was a managing director and partner with New Canaan, Connecticut-based J.H. Whitney & Co. From 2000 to 2009, Ransom was a senior member of the investment team responsible for investing several private equity partnerships. Ransom served on numerous boards of directors of Whitney portfolio companies and was a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Prior to Whitney, Ransom was a member of the investment team at Los Angeles-based Brentwood Associates, participating in all aspects of sourcing, conducting due diligence, negotiating and closing private equity transactions. Prior to Brentwood Associates, Ransom was an analyst in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at New York-based investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Ransom is a board member of several TPG portfolio companies, including VPSI, Red Book Connect and Microgame. Ransom holds a master of Business Administration from The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania with Honors. He graduated cum laude with a bachelor of Arts with Highest Distinction from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where he was a Morehead Scholar. He resides in New Canaan, Connecticut with his wife and three children.