Kerri Hagen - Vice President

Kerri Sperling Hagen is a Vice President of Business Development & Marketing at Gemspring Capital.  She is responsible for sourcing new investments and leading the firm’s overall marketing and business development efforts.  Prior to joining Gemspring, Kerri was a Senior Business Development Consultant at Axial, where she assisted in the deal sourcing and M&A efforts for middle market private equity firms, family offices and lenders.

Prior to joining Axial, Kerri served as Vice President of Corporate Access at The Buckingham Research Group, where she helped develop the firm's communication platform between publicly traded companies and institutional investors.  Earlier in her career, Kerri worked in various roles assisting the research, sales, and trading functions of investment banks while at Ipreo, a portfolio company of Blackstone and Goldman Sachs.  

Kerri graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Communications.  She currently serves as a mentor for YearUp, a non-profit organization providing young adults with the skills and support required to navigate higher education and professional careers.