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Joshua Cascade

Joshua Cascade

Lecturer in the Practice of Management

Joshua Cascade is a private equity investor with over 25 years of industry experience. Cascade has led or co-led leveraged buyout transactions representing over $2 billion in aggregate acquisition value. Cascade was most recently a Managing Partner at Wellspring Capital with a 16-year tenure at the firm. Prior to Wellspring, Cascade was a member of the investment team at Odyssey Investment Partners. He began his career at The Blackstone Group in 1994, after earning an undergraduate bachelor’s degree in business administration at the University of Michigan. Since 2018, Cascade has taught a private equity course to MBA candidates at the Yale School of Management and undergraduate business students at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.


  • BBA, University of Michigan, 1994