Experienced operators and seasoned investment professionals.

John A. Beckert

Operating Partner


| John focuses on advising the Highlander team on portfolio company strategy and operations. John has over 35 years of executive leadership in large organizations and focuses on developing high-performance executive management teams for the firm’s portfolio companies.


| John joined Highlander Partners in 2010 as a Special Advisor. He became an Operating Partner of the firm in 2012.  Most recently, John served as Chief Executive Officer, President, and Director of ClubCorp, a leader in the private clubs industry with approximately $1.5 billion in assets, until its sale to KSL Capital Partners in 2006. He also served as non-executive Chairman upon ClubCorp’s initial public offering in 2013. Prior to ClubCorp, John was President and Chief Operating Officer of Bristol Hotels & Resorts before its sale to Bass PLC in April 2000.


| B.A. in Hospitality Management, Cornell University

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