Mergers & Acquisitions names the 2021 PE Leaders in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, including Suzanne Yoon, founder and managing partner of Kinzie Capital.
With 20 years of investing in and advising middle market companies, Suzanne Yoon is the founder of Kinzie Capital Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm, with about $150 million AUM, and invests in lower middle-market companies across the consumer, manufacturing and service industries. Yoon launched the firm in 2017 with her long-standing vision to advance the use of technology, data analytics and innovation to help investors unlock value for companies.
Yoon is a respected leader in both the business and civic spheres, serving as the chair of the board of trustees for The National Philanthropic Trust (NPT), the largest independent Donor Advised Fund manager in the world with approximately $17 billion under management, and on the board of numerous other civic organizations. She co-chairs the finance committee for the Council of Korean Americans. She also serves on the steering committees of the Private Equity Women Investor Network and the Women’s Association of Venture & Equity. She is also a member of the Association of Asian American Investment Managers and the Economic Club of Chicago.