Providence Managing Director Jennifer Hoh has been named as one of the "2021 Women to Watch " by the Wall Street Journal Pro; Private Equity.
According to the Wall Street Journal Pro Private Equity, "This year’s honorees have proven their deal-making chops across various industries, including technology, business services, consumer, media, entertainment and healthcare. Many have also stood out as leaders in mentoring and cultivating talent not only at their respective firms but across the industry itself."
"Jennifer Hoh joined Providence Equity Partners in 2014 and was promoted to managing director earlier this year. Ms. Hoh focuses her investing on the software, services and technology sectors and is seen as an integral part of Providence’s deal team and a senior leader within the firm, according to her nomination. Recently, Ms. Hoh played a critical role in the firm’s investment in sports entertainment company Topgolf International Inc., which she helped usher through significant operational challenges it faced as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. She was also instrumental in its recent merger with publicly traded golf business Callaway Golf Co.
David Phillips, a senior managing director and co-head of North America for Providence, noted that Ms. Hoh has “significant expertise, composure and compassion, all of which make her an incredibly effective deal maker and vital part of the overall fabric of Providence.”
Ms. Hoh champions women’s development and is a member of Providence’s women’s roundtable, where she serves as a mentor to younger members of the firm. She is also on Providence’s environmental, social and governance and diversity and inclusion committees, helping the firm institutionalize its diligence process for ESG factors."
The 2021 Women to Watch List is awarded by The Wall Street Journal Pro PE, an independent, third party that is not affiliated with Providence. According to The Wall Street Journal Pro PE, nominees applied and were independently assessed based on their written responses to questions on The Wall Street Journal’s nomination form and other information they provided, including on breadth of experience throughout their career through August 13, 2021. The number of nominees reviewed for this recognition was not disclosed to Providence, and therefore, it and the percentage of nominees receiving the recognition, cannot be disclosed herein. The Wall Street Journal Pro PE’s recognition is not indicative of Providence’s future performance and was not based on the evaluations of clients or investors of Providence. Providence applied to receive the award with assistance from Sard Verbinnen & Co. Providence did not pay an application fee to participate in this process. Nominees were not required to be members of The Wall Street Journal Pro PE to be considered.