partner resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Seasoned professional with over 15 years of experience in direct investments and strategy, with particular emphasis in private equity, venture capital, and impact investment themes. A generalist by background but proven ability to diligence new sectors and technologies to identify attractive investment opportunities and successful relationship builder both inside and outside of organizations.
  • Accounting
  • Acquisitions
  • StClaireline
  • Approach
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Billing
  • Business development
  • Hardware
  • Conferences
  • Cost analysis
  • Client
  • Due diligence
  • E-commerce
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • Financial
  • Financial analysis
  • Financial modeling
  • Fundraising
  • Funds
  • Hiring
  • Investments
  • Leadership
  • Legal
  • Market
  • Negotiating
  • Network
  • Processes
  • Speaking
  • Real estate
  • Reporting
  • Retail
  • Robotics
  • Strategy
  • Strategic
  • Tax
  • Trend
  • Unique
  • Validation
  • VC
01/2019 to Current Partner Banfield Pet Hospital | Woodbridge, VA,
  • Executed 40+ direct investments in early-stage startups across the Fund's primary impact themes that contributed to top-quartile VC investment performance in the US.
  • Led all aspects of investment evaluation, from screening 500+ deals per year to transaction structuring, financial modeling, negotiating, and due diligence.
  • Engaged directly with Founders and CEOs of portfolio companies to strategize on critical initiatives such as strategy, go-to-market approach, fundraising, hiring, and exit planning.
  • Served on the Board of Directors and Board of Advisors for startups within the portfolio.
  • Implemented key portfolio monitoring and reporting processes, including an ESG / impact reporting methodology, to support a $100M+ fundraise from institutional investors.
  • Built and maintained a strong network of 50+ investors that provided market and trend insights, new investment opportunities, and subject matter expertise.
  • Represented the Fund through speaking engagements at conferences, accelerators, and universities globally.
01/2015 to 01/2019 Associate Vice President Mphasis Limited | Colorado, TX,
  • Led Deloitte's limited partner (LP) investments into three major technology-focused venture funds that provided unique co-investment / co-partnership deal flow opportunities across emerging technologies.
  • Executed 10+ strategic initiatives across the Firm's businesses, including acquisitions, investments and alliances that were expected to contribute to $1B+ in incremental revenue.
  • Developed working knowledge of "exponential technologies" such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, IoT, robotics, drones, digital transformation and more to assess investment and partnership opportunities.
  • Managed due diligence activities for acquisitions and investments across internal functions (e.g.
  • Legal, accounting, tax).
  • Developed strong relationships across the Firm's senior leadership to bring more than 50 strategic opportunities to various businesses / industry verticals.
01/2014 to 01/2015 Senior Associate State Street Global Advisors | Topeka, KS,
  • Sourced, screened, and evaluated over 250 debt and equity investment opportunities across real estate, health care, and education.
  • Developed a proprietary, $100M+ investment syndication model for a US-based real estate strategy that was projected to produce 20%+ IRR annually.
  • Created a securitization approach for a $50M+ educational lending strategy that utilized non-FICO lending data for attractive risk/reward borrower profiles.
01/2013 to 01/2014 Manager International Paper Company | Tolleson, AZ,
  • Developed a three-year strategic investment roadmap for a multi-billion-dollar healthcare corporation that included ROI analysis on 20+ digital growth opportunities.
  • Completed an M&A study for a $4 billion TMT transaction that included synergy identification, synergy validation, deal risks and mitigation strategies.
  • Led a cost analysis case for a major retailer's e-commerce division to identify key growth initiatives and opportunities to reduce departmental costs by 10%+.
  • Led an internal Deloitte business development initiative aimed at achieving 25%+ incremental growth in services within the firm's "CEO 50" targeted client portfolio.
01/2012 to 01/2013 MBA Associate National Fuel Gas | Honeoye Falls, NY,
  • Evaluated 20+ private equity investments ranging from early-stage technology companies to middle-market buyout opportunities.
  • Constructed DCF and LBO financial models to analyze investment opportunities.
  • Led financial analysis that served as the basis for a $100m+ bid for a lower-middle-market renewable energy company.
01/2005 to 01/2012 Senior Consultant Virtusa | Tampa, FL,
  • Identified cost-saving measures for a high-tech hardware manufacturer that recently entered the retail channel; initiated changes that reduced fees and claims from retailers by 50%.
  • Performed a global study of billing processes for a technology services client; delivered revised operational guidelines that were projected to reduce internal support efforts by at least 25%.
  • Owned a finance transformation engagement to stClaireline a global technology client's quarterly close process that involved training and sign-off with over 30 accounting departments across Europe and Asia.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2013 to to MBA | Finance, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL GPA:
Expected in 01/2005 to to Bachelor of Arts | Business Administration MidAmerica Nazarene University, Kansas City, MO GPA:
Websites, Portfolios, Profiles
  • Additional Information
  • Managing member of Meadowbrook Equity Partners, a personal investment vehicle for private equity / angel investments
  • Active volunteer with Food for the Hungry, a philanthropic organization focused on providing basic necessities and economic sustainability to impoverished communities
  • Active volunteer with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PANCAN) - Kansas City Chapter, a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to supporting and improving patient outcomes for those diagnosed with pancreatic cancer
  • Hobbies and interests include hiking, golf, tennis, international travel, documentary films, and mentoring post-college professionals

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  • Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University

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