Michael Psaros is a Co-Founder and Co-Managing Partner of KPS Capital Partners, LP, and a member of its Investment Committee. KPS Capital Partners, LP is the manager of KPS Special Situations Funds, a family of private equity funds with approximately $5.6 billion of assets under management focused on making controlling equity investments in companies across a diverse range of manufacturing industries. As a result of its investments, KPS has saved tens of thousands of premium U.S. industrial and manufacturing jobs. KPS Portfolio Companies have aggregate annual revenues of approximately $5.0 billion, operate approximately 100 manufacturing facilities in over 20 countries, and employ approximately 40,000 associates, directly and through joint ventures worldwide.
Mr. Psaros is the Treasurer of the Holy Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North America and serves on its Executive Committee. He is an Archon, Ostiarios, of the Ecumenical Patriarch, Order of St. Andrew the Apostle, where he serves on its National Council. He is also a founding member of FAITH: An Endowment for Orthodoxy and Hellenism; and serves on the Board of Trustees of The Leadership 100 - Advancing Hellenism and Orthodoxy in America, the Executive Board of The Hellenic Initiative, and is a member of AHEPA. He also serves on the Parish Council of the Greek Orthodox Church of Our Savior, in Rye, New York. He is a benefactor of the Orthodox Churches in Sierra Leone, Latin America, Korea and Jerusalem. Mr. Psaros, and his wife Robin, are benefactors of the St. Nicholas National Shrine in New York City, and the Washington OXI DAY Foundation.
Mr. Psaros received the Recipient of the Archbishop Iakovos Leadership 100 Award for Excellence, the Humanitarian Award from the Hellenic Times Scholarship Fund, and the Executive of the Year Award from the Hellenic American Bankers Association, the Homeric Award from The Chian Federation, and the Inspiration Award from the Loukoumi Foundation.
Mr. Psaros is the Executive Producer of the award winning documentary short movie, PISTEVO: BRINGING ICONS TO THE CHURCH OF OUR SAVIOR (www.theartofbelief.org). The film, which won the prestigious "Award of Excellence" at IndieFEST, has been viewed by the faithful around the world in over 20 countries.
Mr. Psaros and his spouse created The Robin and Michael Psaros Endowed Chair in Business Administration at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, where Mr. Psaros presently serves as Vice Chairman of the Executive Board of Advisors. He also serves on the Board of Advisors of the Georgetown University Center for Financial Markets and Policy.
He received a B.S.B.A. in Finance from Georgetown University and attended Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan.