Prior to co-founding SkyKnight, Claude held C-Level roles at Conductor and Mandic Cloud Solutions, working alongside Riverwood Capital. He also served as an advisor to the President’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform (Simpson-Bowles Commission) in 2010. Claude was part of the private equity team (2006-2009) at New Mountain Capital and was instrumental in launching New Mountain’s debt business in the fall of 2008. He began his career at JP Morgan’s Investment Bank in the Mergers & Acquisitions group.
Claude received a B.S. in Economics from Duke University, magna cum laude, and he is a graduate of the joint degree program at Harvard Business School (M.B.A.) and Harvard Kennedy School (M.P.P.) where he was a George Leadership Fellow.