Mr. Stiepleman is a Partner at TPG, a global private investment firm with over $55 billion of capital under management. He is a Partner Managing Director and the Chief Operating Officer of TPG Special Situations Partners (TSSP), the dedicated credit and special situations platform of TPG. Prior to joining TSSP, Mr. Stiepleman was a Managing Director and the Deputy General Counsel of Fortress Investment Group and a lawyer at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he served as counsel to the firm’s Americas Special Situations Group.
Prior to Goldman Sachs, Mr. Stiepleman was a lawyer at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP where he represented corporates, funds and sovereigns in mergers and acquisitions and fund formation in the U.S. and Europe. Mr. Stiepleman received a B.A. in French and Political Science from Amherst College, and a J.D. from Columbia University.