Ezra is a senior managing director and chief investment officer of Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm. Prior to joining Roark Capital in 2007, Ezra was a managing director at New York-based ACI Capital, where he played a lead role in all aspects of the firm’s investing activities from 2001 to 2007. Ezra was previously an adjunct professor at Pace Law School, where he taught mergers & acquisitions. Before joining ACI Capital, Ezra was an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. From 1998 to 1999, he served as a law clerk to the Hon. Ralph K. Winter, and then chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Ezra holds a BA (Hons) from Wesleyan University, an MBA from Columbia Business School and a JD from Columbia Law School. He was born in 1969 and is a US citizen.