Karma School

Episode 046

Suzanne Yoon, Kinzie Capital | Charting the Course of Value Creation in Private Equity

In this episode of the "Karma School of Business Podcast," host Sean Mooney has an enlightening conversation with Suzanne Yoon, Founder and Managing Partner of Kinzie Capital. Suzanne's remarkable journey from growing up in a family-owned deli to becoming a pioneering figure in private equity serves as a powerful narrative of resilience, strategic foresight, and innovation.

Episode Highlights: 1:39 - Suzanne shares her compelling background and the pivotal moments that led her to the world of private equity. 8:47 - The inspiration behind the founding of Kinzie Capital and the vision that drives its success. 21:54 - Insights into the characteristics that define successful companies in today's market. 31:29 - An exploration of Kinzie Capital's unique approach to value creation, blending capital, operational excellence, and technology. 41:23 - Suzanne offers profound advice to her younger self, emphasizing the importance of perseverance and strategic thinking. 47:02 - The implementation of Gino Wickman's "Traction" within Kinzie Capital, showcasing the impact of an effective operating system on business growth.

For more information on Kinzie Capital, visit www.kinziecapital.com. For more information on Suzanne Yoon, visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/suzanneyoon. For more information on BluWave and this podcast, visit www.bluwave.net/podcast.

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