Kristina Heinze is a Partner and Co-Founder at ParkerGale Capital where she is responsible for sourcing and monitoring investments. For the eleven years prior to founding ParkerGale in 2014, she was a Principal at Chicago Growth Partners where she was part of the original team that spun out of William Blair in 2004. Prior to CGP, she spent two years at Credit Suisse First Boston where she was a part of the business services investment banking team. Kristina received a BS in Accounting from the University of Illinois where she received the Bronze Tablet Award. Kristina was recently named as one of the 2018 & 2017 Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A by Mergers & Acquisitions magazine as well as to the "40 under 40" awards by M&A Advisor in 2016. She sits on the Midwest Steering Committee for PEWIN and is heavily involved with the organization in helping more women in PE. Kristina lives in the suburbs of Chicago with her husband and two children (3 and 5 years old).