Kimberly Corrigan

Growth: Helena Special Investments

Kimberly Corrigan is the founder of The Black Collective, a boutique advisory and consulting firm for the alternatives industry focused on private equity and venture capital with a particular emphasis on impact and ESG placement mandates. She is also an advisor to Santa Fe Farms, a company helping global industries adopt hemp replacement strategies to address carbon neutrality, ESG initiatives and regenerative agriculture.

For the previous eleven years, she was a Senior Vice President of the D. E. Shaw Group in the Investor Relations Department responsible for the firm’s family office investors. Before joining the firm in 2005, she was a Managing Director of the Taylor Companies, where she was responsible for the firm’s marketing and client service activities.

From 2000-2004, she was a Vice President at The Carlyle Group and initiated that firm’s client relations efforts in the high net worth and family office market.

Before that Ms. Corrigan was a Vice President at Merrill Lynch and a Sales Director at Travelers Group Inc. She began her career at Salomon Smith Barney Inc. where she worked in both the global energy and power and mergers and acquisitions divisions. Ms. Corrigan graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995 with a degree in International Relations and receive an M.B.A. from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of a Business in 2002.