As a Vice President with Valesco, Kaitlynn Akins’ primary responsibilities include portfolio monitoring, financial modeling, and data management with additional focus on transaction diligence, new investment evaluation, and research. Her efforts are integral to the success of our team in our efforts to provide commitment beyond capital, as well as to the success of our portfolio companies and investors.
Her prior experience in project management, marketing, and operations provided her exposure to emerging technologies, high-growth business strategy, and value-driven operations. Akins knows how to bring value to the table and does so successfully in her analysis of our portfolio companies. She has a sharp eye for detail, creativity, and strong communication that she contributes to our efforts to provide commitment beyond capital for our partners.
Kaitlynn received her Master of Business Administration from the Naveen Jindal School of Management from the University of Texas at Dallas with a concentration in Finance. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Event Management and Minor in Business Administration and French from the University of Florida.
Outside of the office, Kaitlynn has a passion for helping individuals with disabilities and special needs. She serves as a Resource Board Member for Special Olympics Texas and is a member of the Tim Tebow Foundation.