Tanya Barnes joined Reverence Capital in 2016. Ms. Barnes was previously a Managing Director in the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs where she focused on private equity investments for the Principal Investment Area (PIA). During her career, she was responsible for all stages of investing: sourcing, valuation, diligence, structuring, execution and asset management, as well as having sector coverage for financial services investments. Most recently, she built and ran the private equity syndication business helping to transition the business from a traditional fund model to a balance sheet business with institutional and family office co-investors. Prior to joining PIA, Tanya worked in the Special Situations Group of Goldman Sachs where she invested the firm's proprietary capital in debt and equity transactions for distressed assets and businesses. She has an A.B. from Harvard College and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.