WEST HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fairview Capital, one of the largest minority-owned investment management firms in the United States with over $10 billion under management since inception, is pleased to announce Kwesi Quaye’s promotion to Partner, effective June 1, 2023.
"We are thrilled to congratulate Kwesi on his well-deserved promotion to Partner,” said JoAnn Price, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Fairview Capital. “Kwesi is an integral part of our team, where his deep expertise and command of data, insights, and analytics helps drive our successful approach to investing.”
Quaye joined Fairview in 2017 and is a member of the firm’s Investment Team. Fairview invests on behalf of institutional investors including leading foundations, endowments, and public and private pension plans. He focuses on research, due diligence, deal sourcing, investment monitoring, and business development for Fairview’s venture capital and private equity partnerships and direct co-investment portfolios. Quaye is based at the firm’s West Hartford, CT headquarters.
“Kwesi has been a tireless contributor to all things at Fairview and is a passionate advocate for our firm, our values, and our community,” said Kola Olofinboba, Managing Partner, Fairview Capital. “We look forward to many more years of working with him as we strive to continue to deliver exceptional results to our clients.”
“I’m honored to build on my career as a Partner at Fairview. I look forward to the future and all that we can accomplish together,” said Kwesi Quaye. “Our team and culture are unique and underpin our continued growth. I will continue to emphasize the importance of relationship building and leveraging our insights to closely examine and understand the rapidly evolving landscape.”
Before joining Fairview, Quaye was an Investment Officer at the Cook County Pension Fund, where he supported portfolio strategy across all asset classes. Quaye also spent time with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he served as a Senior Transaction Advisory Associate. Earlier in his career, Quaye served at Ernst & Young LLP as a Senior Associate in the Assurance practice where he led day-to-day audit engagements for diversified services clients.
Quaye holds a B.S. with concentrations in Accounting and Finance from DePaul University and an MBA in Finance and Management & Strategy from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Quaye’s promotion to partner comes at a pivotal time for Fairview as the Firm continues to experience growth across its platform – including expanding investing with the foremost venture capital firms along with the leading diverse and emerging managers in the industry. Additionally, the Firm continues to build on its commitment to transforming business and culture through greater diversity and inclusion in the private equity and venture capital industry. The firm’s recently released 2022 Market Review found that the U.S. is experiencing significant growth of women and minority-owned venture capital and private equity firms.
About Fairview Capital:
Fairview Capital is a leading private equity and venture capital investment management firm founded nearly 30 years ago by Laurence C. Morse, Ph.D., and JoAnn Price. Fairview Capital is one of the largest minority-owned investment management firms in the United States with over $10 billion under management since inception. The firm invests on behalf of institutional investors including the world’s leading foundations, endowments, and public and private pension plans. Fairview Capital is renowned for its entrepreneurial spirit, diverse leadership team, inclusive investment approach, and deep expertise that continues to shape the industry. Headquartered in West Hartford, CT, Fairview Capital also has an office in San Francisco, CA. For more information visit www.fairviewcapital.com.