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An Episcopal, co-educational 100% boarding school in Middletown, Delaware for grades 9 – 12

Kate Sidebottom Simpson

Raleigh, NC

Kate has worked for over 20 years in investment and endowment management, with specific expertise in private equity and venture capital. She is currently a principal at TrueBridge Capital Partners, where as a member of the investment team, she focuses on due diligence and industry analysis. She also leads the firm’s corporate partnership program and its customized account business.

Before joining TrueBridge in 2013, she worked as a director at Parish Capital Advisors and as an investment associate at UNC Management Company where she helped oversee the endowment’s portfolios in private equity, venture capital, real estate, energy and natural resources, and enhanced fixed income. She has served on numerous investment fund advisory boards.

Kate previously served as a member of the Board of Directors and the Finance and Audit Committee for the John Rex Endowment. She also was an advisor to Atlas Diligence and has been a member of the Private Equity Women Investor Network and 100 Women in Finance.

She graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As an undergraduate, she was a member of the two-time NCAA Championship Women’s Field Hockey Team.

Kate grew up in Lancaster, PA. While a student at St. Andrew’s, she played field hockey, basketball, and tennis, was a member of the Concert Choir, and was awarded the Henry Prize. She and her husband, George ’92, live in Raleigh, NC, with their two boys, Pierce and Whit.