John T. Mapes
Mr. Mapes is a Partner of Aurora Capital Group and is the Managing Partner of Aurora's Private Equity Practice and Chairman of the Firm’s Investment Committee. He joined Aurora in 1992 and then rejoined the firm in 1995 after earning a Master of Business Administration from Harvard's Graduate School of Business Administration. Previously, Mr. Mapes was in the Corporate Finance Group at Salomon Brothers Inc. where he specialized in the evaluation of companies for potential financings and mergers.
Before graduating from Harvard's Graduate School of Business Administration, Mr. Mapes graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business from UCLA.
Mr. Mapes was formerly a Director of Ames Taping Tools, Autocam Corporation, Coast Gas Industries, Douglas Dynamics, K&F Industries, Mitchell International, RBC Bearings, RecoverCare and Western Nonwovens.