Leon has served on Elevate’s Board of Directors since 2019. A partner for Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors’ growth private equity activities, Leon is primarily responsible for identifying and analyzing investment opportunities, monitoring portfolio companies, and deal execution. Prior to joining Kayne Anderson in 2012, Leon was the director of business development at Relativity Media, a film financing and production company based in Los Angeles. Prior to that, he held positions at Clarity Partners, a Los Angeles-based middle-market private equity firm, and at Citigroup in the investment banking division in New York. While at Clarity Partners and Citigroup, Leon focused on transactions in the media, telecommunications, and business services industries. Leon earned a B.B.A in Finance from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.