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Pine Island Capital Partners

Clyde C. Tuggle is Co-Founder and Founding Partner of Pine Island Capital Partners, an innovative private equity investment firm. In 2017, Tuggle joined former Goldman Sachs partners, John Thain and Phil Cooper in founding the Washington, DC-based firm, which focuses on U.S. middle market investment opportunities. Prior to Pine Island Capital Partners, Tuggle spent 30 years with The Coca-Cola Company. Tuggle joined the Company in 1988 in the Corporate Issues Communications Department, and quickly rose through the ranks. By 2008, Clyde had been named Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Productivity and a member of the Company’s Executive Committee. From 2009 through 2017, he served as Senior Vice President of Global Public Affairs and Communications, a position reporting directly to the Chairman and CEO of the Company. He retired from the Company in 2018.

Tuggle serves on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Power Company, where he is Chairman of the Compensation Committee. Tuggle is a past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Agnes Scott College and a Trustee of the Georgia Research Alliance. He serves on the Boards of Directors of the Center for Addiction and Substance Abuse and the U.S. Russia Business Council. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Goizueta Business School Advisory Board and the Yale University International Advisory Board.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in German Studies and Economics from Hamilton College and a Master of Divinity from Yale University. He studied at the Ludwig- Maximillian Universität in Munich, Germany and completed The Executive Program at the University of Virginia’s Darden Business School. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia, is married to Mary M. Streett and has two children.

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