NORTHSTAR'S PRIVATE EQUITY FAST PITCH
Meet the Moderator
For more than 25 years, Jeff Henningsen has served the insurance needs of entrepreneurs, capital providers and private equity sponsors. During his tenure, he has led insurance due diligence efforts on thousands of transactions. Prior to his role in M&A insurance services he spent four years working with Randy Best of Best Associates, a Texas-based merchant bank, which provided invaluable experience for the services Jeff and his team now provide to his clients. Today, Jeff has a reputation in the financial community as a leader in serving the insurance needs of business owners specializing in enhancing investment outcomes through insurance due diligence pre acquisition and aggressive placement of operational and transactional insurance products.
“If you want to stand out, be passionate, be intense, figure out a way to be creative”
David Iverson, Lazard
Caroline Stevens, an Investor with MPK Equity Partners based in Dallas, Texas. Caroline is a franchise expert, having been a part of 14 franchisor investments across the home services, health, beauty and wellness, and family entertainment spaces. Prior to working in private equity, Caroline was a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group. She shares how the strategic toolkit acquired while at BCG helps her in her investing career.
Caroline currently serves on the board of the Human Trafficking Institute, an organization working to stop human trafficking at its source around the globe. She formerly served on the advisory board of the Canfield Business Honors Program at The University of Texas at Austin – her alma matter.
While a Texan through-and-through, Caroline and her husband, Logan, are avid travelers. Caroline visited her 30th country, Egypt, in 2022.
Caroline prioritizes and enjoys time with family and friends, traveling, playing tennis and watching the Longhorns or Cowboys on a fall Sunday.