Zack Friedman
VP & Head of FinanceCommonBond
Zack Friedman is Head of Finance at CommonBond, a leading marketplace lender that lowers the cost of student loans for borrowers and provides financial returns to investors. Before joining CommonBond, Zack served as EVP and CFO of Mina Group, a global energy services, energy infrastructure, and commodities trading company. At Mina, Zack was named "Revolutionary CFO of the Year" in the Middle East. Previously, he was a hedge fund investor and invested across multiple sectors, including financial services, real estate, consumer, technology, energy, and healthcare. Previously, Zack worked at The Blackstone Group. Prior to Blackstone, he worked in investment banking at Morgan Stanley. He is a former White House intern to the Chief of Staff to President Bill Clinton.

Zack received his B.A. in Political Science from Johns Hopkins and a Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard. He received a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was named a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and an M.B.A. from Wharton Business School.