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Creating the future is hard work

At 777 Partners, we are transformers, not conformers. And we're always looking for new ideas and the people to move them.

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We knew to disrupt our own industry and the industry verticals we serve we couldn’t rely on the conventional ideas or people. We strive to create a unique environment that provides a holistic view of the world, embracing innovation, and cultivating professional development and personal growth. At 777 Partners, we are committed to build long-term careers by investing in our team.

Our teams consist of entrepreneurs and professionals with varied backgrounds and perspectives that strengthen our team and help our investment decisions. As such, we are focused on building teams by recruiting talent throughout our organization and portfolio companies that will bring different experiences, ideas, skills, and vantage points to our firm. When joining our team, you are provided the tools and opportunities for rapid career progression while attaining a 360-degree, holistic view of the world vs the more siloed experience from other traditional PE or Investment Banking firms.



Join Our Diverse Group of
Entrepreneurs and Professionals


At 777 Partners, we believe that diverse teams increase performance and produce better results. This approach enables our professionals to learn from different perspectives and better understand our teammates.

777 Partners is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by applicable law.





Our People

  • Lynne McDonnell joined 777 Partners in 2022 as an Operating Partner. Prior to 777 Partners, Lynne has accumulated over 25 years of experience in strategic operations consulting, most recently as a partner for Kearney, a global consulting firm. She’s worked with clients across multiple sectors, including financial, hospitality, consumer products, and health. Lynne holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

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    Lynne McDonnell

    Operating Partner

  • Don Dransfield joined 777 Partners in 2022 as the CEO of the Football Group. Prior to 777 Partners, Don accumulated 20 years experience across sport, media and private equity, first at Boston Consulting Group and more recently with Manchester City Football Club and City Football Group. Don holds a masters degree in economics from Trinity College, Cambridge University in England.

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    Don Dransfield

    Head of 777 Football Group

  • Manish Raniga joined 777 Partners in 2021 as their Group Operating Partner for Aviation. Prior to 777 Partners, Manish has accumulated over 22 of experience in commercial strategy, transformation, business turnaround and C suite leadership roles at organizations in the airline industry including PwC Strategy&, Etihad Airways Group, Jet Airways, GoAir and South African Airways. Manish holds a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of Queensland and is a Chartered Accountant.

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    Manish Raniga

    Chief Executive Officer, Airline Investments

  • Sean Macrae joined 777 Partners in 2023 as their Operating Partner for Aviation. Prior to 777 Partners, Sean accumulated over 24 years of experience in senior management roles with expertise in strategy development and execution, transformation, turnarounds, and start-ups at organizations in the United States Army and Special Operations as well as in the commercial sector with The Stellwagen Group, Priority One Aviation, Matterhorn Aviation and Stone Pine Development. Sean holds a BS in Environmental Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Masters Degree from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

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    Sean Macrae

    Operating Partner, Aviation

  • Henrik Wijkander joined 777 Partners in 2021 as Head of Insurance Solutions. Prior to 777 Partners, Henrik has accumulated over 20 years experience covering investments, hedging and M&A at organizations in the life insurance and banking industry including the Phoenix Group (Head of Strategic Asset Allocation & Asset Liability Management) and Goldman Sachs (Executive Director). Henrik holds a BA in Economics from Cambridge University, MSc in Finance from the London School of Economics and is a Fellow of Institute of Actuaries (FIA).

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    Henrik Wijkander

    Head of Insurance Solutions

  • Jonathan Beck joined 777 Partners in 2022 as their Chief Experience Officer. Prior to 777 Partners, Jon has accumulated over 25 years of logistics, finance, human resources, and procurement experience with the United States Army with over 15 years of experience supporting Special Operations Forces. Jon holds a BS in Business Management from the University of Maine and a Masters Degree in Strategic Security Studies from the National Defense University.

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    Jonathan Beck

    Operating Partner, Customer Experience

  • Andres Blazquez joined 777 Partners in 2020. Prior to joining 777, he was a Senior Advisor with Guggenheim Partners. Before that, he was the Founder and Managing Partner of Caucasus Capital Partners, one of the pioneer private equity investors in the Caucasus. He also was in charge of business development at Erlang Technologies, a US-based fabless semiconductors company.

    Mr. Blazquez has a B.A. in Physics from Kalamazoo College, a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Washington University in Saint Louis, and an MBA from INSEAD.

    He sits on the boards of Sevilla Football Club, Fanatiz and New World Value Fund.

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    Andres Blazquez

    Operating Partner

  • Nicolas Maya joined 777 Partners in 2021. Prior to 777 Partners, Nicolas was an Associate Partner for McKinsey & Company in their Mexico City, New York and Charlotte offices.. During his time in McKinsey, Nicolas was part of the Transformation and Merger Management Practices, working across multiple industries in over 15 countries. Before joining McKinsey, he worked at a public policy consulting firm and at the Ministry of Defense of Colombia. Nicolas holds an MBA from Duke University and a BS in Economics from Universidad de Los Andes in Bogota, Colombia

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    Nicolas Maya Medina

    Operating Partner

  • Jed Fluxman joined 777 Partner in 2022 as their Strategic Initiatives Lead. Prior to 777 Partners, Jed has accumulated over 11 years of experience at organizations go to market and strategically scale up their operations and sales. Jed brings experience from a variety of industries, from tech to finance, and hospitality. Jed led Lime's expansion efforts in Florida as its GM and also led a turnaround story of a struggling E-commerce spa supply distributor which was then sold to the largest competitor. Most recently, Jed was working as a business consultant focusing on strategy, operations and business development. Jed is passionate about launching new initiatives and taking on new challenges that will make an impact on the business or people's lives. Jed holds a Bachelors of International Business, from The George Washington University.

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    Jed Fluxman

    Strategic Initiatives Lead