Chairman at Purple
Mr. Zepf is currently a Management Advisory Board member at TowerBrook Capital Partners ("TCP"), a private equity firm with more than $13 billion in capital under management. Previously, Mr. Zepf was the Chief Executive Officer of Global Partner Acquisition Corp (the predecessor to the Company) from its formation in June 2015 through February 2018. From February 2014 to June 2015, Mr. Zepf had been a managing director and Head of Strategic Initiatives at Golub Capital. Prior to joining Golub Capital, Mr. Zepf had roles at Corporate Partners II Ltd, a Corporate Partners Management LLC, Lazard North American Private Equity, Lazard Alternative Investments, Lazard Capital Partners, Corporate Partners I and of Centre Partners. Mr. Zepf was a member of the board of directors of Ironshore Ltd, a global specialty property casualty insurance company and has also served on the boards of BIH Holdings and CP Financial. He started his career in the Merchant Banking Department at Morgan Stanley & Co. in 1987, and received a B.A. and graduated with highest honors and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Notre Dame.