Mark Holdsworth

Mark K. Holdsworth joined our Board of Advisors May of 2019. From 1999-2018, Mr. Holdsworth was a Co-Founder, Managing Partner and an Operating Partner of Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC (“TCP”) which was acquired by BlackRock, Inc. in August 2018, and was a Managing Director at BlackRock until April 2019. Additionally, Mr. Holdsworth is the Founder of Holdsworth & Co., LLC, a private family office. Prior to joining TCP, Mr. Holdsworth was an investment banker and a Principal of Tennenbaum & Co., LLC, the predecessor to TCP. Mr. Holdsworth has almost 20 years of board experience and specializes in active management oversight, strategy, M & A activity and complex financings. He has also served as a board director or board chairperson of many public and private companies in a variety of industries. For example, he currently serves on the board of Parsons Corporation, a global engineering and digitally-enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security and infrastructure markets. At Parsons, he is Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee and a member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Holdsworth earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Physics from Pomona College, a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and Applied Sciences (cum laude) from the California Institute of Technology and a MBA from Harvard Business School. He is also President of the First Tee of Greater Pasadena, Chairman of the HSS Chair’s Council at Caltech and a Trustee of Polytechnic School.

  • M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School
  • B.S. (cum laude) in Engineering and Applied Science from the California Institute of Technology
  • B.A. in Physics from Pomona College