Before joining TSG Consumer Partners, Irena was an investment banker, covering branded consumer goods, ecommerce and specialty retail. She was Senior Vice President at Raymond James and Vice President at Stephens Inc. Prior to Stephens, Irena worked at Industrial Renaissance, a middle market private equity fund focused on special situations, rolls ups, restructurings and operational improvement, primarily in apparel and consumer products. Irena started her career at Credit Suisse First Boston and Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette, in consumer and retail investment banking groups. Irena graduated as a Regent Scholar from Walter A. Haas School of Business at University Of California at UC Berkeley, with a BS in business administration and a concentration in international business, finance and accounting.