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, Henniges Automotive and HydroChemPSC. He is currently on the boards of Unitek, Total Safety and Ardurra Group, Inc. 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.