Jennifer Kwon Chou
Jennifer Kwon Chou is Managing Director and Chief Strategy Officer of The Gores Group (“Gores”). Ms. Chou has 20 years of strategy and finance experience and currently oversees firm strategy and the development of new products and partnerships for Gores. She also has management responsibilities over the firm’s origination, capital raising, external communications, and corporate development functions. Since joining Gores in 2010, Ms. Chou has been responsible for raising capital across Gores’ funds. Ms. Chou is also an independent director of Portman Ridge Finance Corporation, a BDC affiliated with BC Partners. Prior to joining Gores, Ms. Chou was a Director at Sterling Partners, a private equity firm based in Chicago. Prior to Sterling, she worked in capital markets at Lehman Brothers in New York. She began her career at Public Financial Management and the Vanguard Group. Ms. Chou is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and also received an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management where she was a Robert Toigo Fellow.