Deval Patrick

Managing Director, Bain Capital LLC

Originally from the South Side of Chicago, Deval Patrick came to Massachusetts at age 14, when he was awarded a scholarship to Milton Academy through the Boston-based organization, A Better Chance. In 1994, President Clinton appointed Deval to the nation’s top civil rights post, Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights. In 2006, in his first bid for public office, he became the state’s first African-American governor. Deval currently serves as a Managing Director of Bain Capital LLC, where he focuses on investments that deliver both a competitive financial return and significant positive social impact.