Deirdre Kiely

Vice President & Operating Partner
Finance and operations executive focused on leading high growth consumer businesses, in both private equity and direct operating roles
  • COO of OVME, a technology-enabled retail medical aesthetics business
  • EVP of Jekyll Brewing: oversaw all aspects of financial, operational and strategic leadership for this leading GA-based craft brewery
  • CFO of Leblon Cachaca: private equity backed luxury spirits brand with domestic and international distribution. Co-led the sale of Leblon to Bacardi in partnership with CEO. Led all post-merger integration work
  • Vice President of Solera Capital: mid-market private equity firm, with a focus on the consumer sector. Portfolio companies included Annie’s Homegrown, Calypso Christiane Celle, and The Little Clinic.
  • Investment Banking Analyst at ING Barings, and Management Consultant at Dove Consulting
  • Cum laude graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. degree in Economics
  • MBA Columbia Business School