Priti Patel is a Vice President in Strategic Partners, Blackstone’s secondary private fund of funds business, which was acquired from Credit Suisse in August 2013. Ms. Patel is involved with administrative, accounting and financial reporting related to Strategic Partners’ secondary private equity funds. Since joining Blackstone in 2006, Ms. Patel has worked within various groups in Financial Services in New York and London. She has been involved with managing the accounting and financial reporting responsibilities for The Blackstone Group L.P., managing projects, accounting, financial reporting and process enhancements for the international finance group. Before joining Blackstone, Ms. Patel worked as an Assistant Vice President in the Financial Planning and Analysis group at Delaware Investments focusing on management reporting, fund performance and forecasting. Ms. Patel received a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Drexel University.