Mr. Kaplan joined Littlejohn in 2005 and is a member of the investment committee. He has been a key part of the Firm’s investments in Kenan Advantage Group, CTI Foods, CoActive Technologies, and Henniges Automotive. He is currently on the boards of Hostway Corp., Unitek, Total Safety and HydroChemPSC. Previously, Mr. Kaplan was a senior associate at Ripplewood Holdings LLC and prior to that was an associate attorney at Cravath, Swaine and Moore. He is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany and holds a J.D. (with honors) from the Columbia University School of Law.