Mr. Jara has over 20 years of experience as a senior finance and operating executive in the industrial, specialty chemicals and alternative energy sectors.
Mr. Jara’s previous experience includes serving in finance and senior management positions in large publicly traded companies, mid-market private equity portfolio companies, and start-ups, including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Industrial Group Holdings LLC (a portfolio company of DPC), President of the Cryogenics and Cylinder business of Taylor Wharton, VP/GM Americas of Linde, and Business Unit Head Latin America, and Global VP of Finance and Strategy at BOC.
Mr. Jara received his M.B.A. in finance and strategy from The University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business. Mr. Jara received dual degrees from Lehigh University, a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a B.A. in International Relations.
Mr. Jara currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Transform Materials.