On April 24, 2021, CKA’s Women’s Affinity Group hosted a mentorship conference featuring panel discussions led by Korean American women trailblazers in the sectors of law, health, nonprofit, finance, and more. Here is the Keynote Speech, featuring Suzanne Yoon.
Suzanne Yoon is the Founder and Managing Partner of Kinzie Capital Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm that invests in lower middle-market companies in the consumer, manufacturing and service industries. In 2017, she launched Kinzie as part of her long-standing vision to advance the use of technology, data analytics and innovation to help investors unlock value for companies. Her creative outlook on the use of technology in the Private Equity sector leads to improved operational efficiency and new avenues for growth within Kinzie’s diverse portfolio of companies and investors. Three years after its founding, Kinzie was recognized by the Private Equity Women’s Investor Network (PEWIN) as Female Founded Firm of the Year 2020.