Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew joined private equity firm Lindsay Goldberg as partner, the company announced in a news release Monday.
Mr. Lew, who treasury secretary from 2013 to 2017 for President Barack Obama's second term, "will focus on investments across sectors, institutional relationships and firm management," according to the news release.
Mr. Lew is currently a visiting professor of international and public affairs at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs and will continue in that role, the news release said.
Mr. Lew was White House chief of staff and director of the Office of Management and Budget during Mr. Obama's first term. He also had previously been managing director and chief operating officer at Citigroup and executive vice president and chief operating officer at New York University.
Lindsay Goldberg has $8.2 billion in assets under management, according to its most recent available SEC ADV form.
A spokesman declined to comment.