Kristina M. Pierce, CFA

Managing Director

Private Equity


Kristina Pierce is a managing director in Mesirow Financial’s Private Equity group. She is responsible for screening, due diligence, selection and monitoring of private equity investments, including partnerships, co-investments and secondaries.

Prior to joining Mesirow Financial in 2007, Kristina was an investment banking analyst in the mergers and acquisitions and global industrials groups at UBS Investment Bank in Chicago.

Kristina earned a BBA from the University of Notre Dame, where she has been a guest lecturer, and is a CFA® charterholder.

Kristina is involved with the Women’s Association of Venture Equity (WAVE), Private Equity Women Investor Network (PEWIN) and Cristo Rey Jesuit High School.