Lara Banks

Managing Director, Makena Capital

About Lara Banks

Lara is co-head of Makena's private equity team with day-to-day responsibility for portfolio management and manager selection. She is a member of the Management and Investment Committees and leads Makena's sustainability efforts related to investment diligence and oversight. Prior to joining the firm in 2012, Lara was an associate at GE Energy and a power market analyst at DC Energy. She has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics from Cornell.

Job Role

LP - Fee-earning

Organization Type


Asset Class

Private Equity/Buyouts Growth Equity



Events attending

Women's Private Equity Summit (California)