Partner, Bain & Company

Jon Barfield is a Partner in Bain & Company’s New York office. As a management consultant, Mr. Barfield focuses on advising healthcare companies and private equity funds on their strategies and potential investments. He is also a leader in Bain’s Blacks at Bain affinity network, where he focuses on recruiting, inclusion and retention strategies for Bain’s black employees. Prior to Bain, Mr. Barfield was an investment banker at Lehman Brothers, and later Barclays Capital, where he advised both large and small technology companies on mergers and acquisitions and financing deals. Through these experiences, Mr. Barfield brings extensive business experience and financial acumen to the board. Mr. Barfied is passionate about high quality K-12 education, and in particular, ensuring that all students have access to the best educational opportunities regardless of their zip code or financial situation. As a resident of Harlem, NY, Mr. Barfield is thrilled to be serving his neighbors to the east in the Central Bronx. Mr. Barfield attended Harvard University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Economics, and later the Harvard Business School, where he earned an MBA.