Kinzie appoints Cupps as MD

Kinzie Capital Partners has named Danielle Cupps as a managing director and a member of the Chicago-based private equity firm’s investment committee. Previously, Cupps worked at Brown Legacy Group Capital Advisors where she was managing director of private equity.


Chicago, IL, February 27th, 2018 – Kinzie Capital Partners (Kinzie) proudly announces Danielle Cupps has joined Kinzie as a Managing Director and member of Kinzie’s Investment Committee. Ms. Cupps, an industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in private equity and finance, will lead the evaluation and execution of Kinzie’s investments while remaining active in the management of the firm’s fundraising and operational activities.

Prior to joining Kinzie, Ms. Cupps was a Managing Director of Private Equity at Brown Legacy Group Capital Advisors, executing private equity fund investments and co-investments for a single-family office. Previously, she held several director-level positions at The Boeing Company, including Chief of Staff to Boeing’s Chief Financial Officer and Director, Corporate Development. Ms. Cupps was also a Vice President for Code Hennessy and Simmons LLC, a private equity firm managing over $2.5 billion of committed capital in four active funds. She began her career at Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Merrill Lynch in the Private Equity and Investment Banking groups, respectively.

“Dani’s breadth of experience is an invaluable addition to the deep bench of talent we are building at Kinzie,” said Founder and Managing Partner, Suzanne Yoon. “The addition of Dani is a significant win for Kinzie. We are thrilled to have her expertise and leadership during this critical time of growth and development.”

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