Scott Gilbertson is a native Minnesotan. He spent his elementary and middle school years studying and playing hockey in Fargo, ND before attending high school at Phillips Academy Andover. He earned his undergraduate degree from Claremont McKenna College and his MBA from Northwestern.
Scott is a Partner at TPG. He spends his time focused on business building, talent development, and shareholder value creation within the portfolio of investments made by TPG’s middle market private equity platform TPG Growth. Over the course of his career he has had the honor of serving in a number of leadership positions including CEO of J.Crew, President of Bally of Switzerland, CEO of Fender Musical Instruments, and Chief Merchant of Under Armour. Prior to TPG, Scott spent a number of years living and working in Mexico and Venezuela while at The Boston Consulting Group. He is grateful for the experience and for the opportunity to learn a second language.
In his professional capacity, Scott has sat on dozens of corporate Boards. He, however, is most proud of his former engagement on the Development Committee of KIPP: Bay Area and his current Board role with the 1st Tee of San Francisco. Scott lives in San Francisco. He and his wife have two daughters (Hamlin class of 2023 and 2028) and a son in the Town class of 2026. The Gilbertsons love to laugh, travel, and play in the great outdoors.