Albert A. Notini, Managing Director, joined New Mountain in 2007 and became a full time employee in 2011. From 2007 to 2011, Mr. Notini was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of New Mountain portfolio company Apptis, a provider of communications and information technology services to the U.S. Department of Defense and other federal agencies. Under his leadership, Apptis increased its revenue to over $1 billion and established a leadership position in cyber security and cloud computing before being purchased by a strategic buyer.
From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Notini was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Sonus Networks, Inc. (NASD: SONS), the leading provider of IP-voice infrastructure equipment to telecommunication companies. Under his leadership, Sonus expanded globally, diversified its product lines and created over $1 billion in market value. Prior to joining Sonus, Mr. Notini was the Chief Financial Officer of Manufacturers' Services Ltd. ("MSL") from 2000 to 2004, a NYSE-listed electronics manufacturing services and supply chain company. At MSL Mr. Notini led the financial and operational turnaround that resulted in a successful merger with Celestica, Inc. Prior to MSL, Mr. Notini was Executive Vice President for Corporate Development and Administration at NASDAQ-listed Wang Global Corporation from 1994 to 1999. Mr. Notini was a core member of the Wang executive leadership team that transformed the company through acquisitions and organic growth from a declining minicomputer vender to a growing, global networks services provider with $3.5 billion in revenue and 22,000 employees, prior to its successful sale to a European buyer.
Mr. Notini began his career in 1984 at the law firm Hale and Dorr, LLP (now WilmerHale, LLP) where he was elected a Senior Partner, focusing on finance, mergers and acquisitions and commercial matters. Mr. Notini served as Law Clerk to the Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court from 1983 to 1984 after receiving his J.D. from Boston College Law School where he served as Editor in Chief of the Law Review. He received his A.B. from Boston College, summa cum laude, in 1980 and earned a master's degree from Boston University. He is a current or former director of Deltek, Overland, Camber, Valet Waste, Iron Bow, Stroz Friedberg, Western Dental, Medical Specialties Distributors and HealthPort Technologies.