Sami Mnaymneh Founder & Co-CEO
Sami Mnaymneh is a Founder and Co-CEO of H.I.G. Capital. He has directed the firm's development since its founding in 1993 and approves all capital commitments made by H.I.G.
Prior to founding H.I.G., Sami was a Managing Director with The Blackstone Group in New York. Prior to that, he was in the mergers and acquisitions department at Morgan Stanley. Sami has at various times served on a number of academic boards, including the Board of Columbia College and the Dean’s Council of the Harvard Law School.
Sami earned a B.A., Summa Cum Laude, from Columbia University where he graduated first in his class, and subsequently received a J.D. and an M.B.A., with honors, from Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School, respectively.