Doug Dossey is Co-Founder and Co-Managing Partner of Tensile Capital Management LP. He leads the firm’s private equity investment activities and focuses on sourcing, researching, and executing public and private investments. Prior to Tensile, Mr. Dossey was a Managing Partner, member of the Investment and Management Committees and the Head of Private Equity at Blum Capital Partners, L.P. Previously, Mr. Dossey was a Managing Director and Co-Owner of FdG Associates LLC and, prior to FdG, was an investment banking Analyst and Associate with Merrill Lynch & Co. He has served on 28 boards of directors, including 14 as Chairman. Mr. Dossey received a BS in Accountancy with High Honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and passed the Certified Public Accountant Examination in 1995.