Private equity firm Winona Capital has promoted Jason Sowers to Partner.
“We’re extremely pleased to welcome Jason to the partnership position,” says Laird Koldyke, Managing Director of Winona Capital. “Jason has an unparalleled understanding of the retail industry and has proven his ability to accelerate consumer demand and significantly increase the financial value for a range of companies.”
Sowers joined Winona Capital in 2008, bringing entrepreneurial and private equity experience to the firm. Prior to his time at Winona, Mr. Sowers was part of KPMG’s Global Strategic and Commercial Intelligence group (SCI) where he worked with and advised corporate and private equity clients on over 15 M&A transactions ranging in value from USD50 million to USD13 billion. Previously, he held various roles at Portage Venture Partners and Momentum Capital.
A cum laude graduate from Amherst College with a degree in computer science and economics, Mr. Sowers earned his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business where he focused on finance, accounting and entrepreneurship.