Major & School:
Finance and Accounting at
Utah State University
Brooke Gunnell graduated summa cum laude from Utah State University in December 2019 with degrees in Finance and Accounting. She was also named the Scholar of the Year at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business for 2019-2020. After graduating, Brooke joined Partners Group (Swiss-run private investment firm with $96B AUM) as an Investment Analyst in Broomfield, CO. She intends to pursue a career in private equity.
Brooke was the first female Senior Associate at University Growth Fund. During her two years at UGF, she lead 10 deals, including investments in portfolio companies Omaze, Pronto, and Fetch, and helped deploy $3.9M of investor capital. She primarily focused on Series B consumer products and consumer technology deals. Brooke also organized UGF's first Utah Venture Capital Case Competition, which took place over 7 weeks and involved 130 students from 4 universities. Working at UGF with some of the most incredible people she's had the pleasure of knowing was the highlight of her college experience. She looks forward to her future involvement with and support of the program that fundamentally changed her trajectory.
In her free time, Brooke enjoys hiking, skiing, and spending time with her dogs.