JEFF GONYO

Managing Director


Jeff has more than 25 years of successful private equity investment experience. 

Prior to establishing Geneva Glen Capital in 2008, Jeff was a Managing Director for over ten years with Wind Point Partners, where he was a general partner in four funds that grew to over $2 billion today in total capital under management. 

Before Wind Point, Jeff was a Vice President of Heller Investments and an investment professional with GTCR. Prior to joining GTCR, Jeff was a Senior Strategy Consultant with Ernst & Young and an accountant with PriceWaterhouse.  

Throughout his private equity career, Jeff has been an active board member of more than a dozen companies and led control investments which have completed over 130 add-on acquisitions.

He has invested in and managed portfolio companies across numerous industry investment cycles in traditional buyouts, recapitalizations, take-privates, industry consolidations and turn-around investments. His prior investments have spanned companies that operate in a myriad of industries, including business services, consumer products, healthcare, industrial manufacturing and publishing. 

Jeff has a BS with honors in Accounting from Indiana University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.  Jeff is a Certified Public Accountant, a member of the Association for Corporate Growth and serves on the Board of Directors of Dianne's Fine Desserts, PLAYTIME, and Southeastern Home Health Services. 

Jeff lives in Glenview, Illinois with his wife Peg, son Nathan and daughter Elena.