Jerry Gao

Jerry Gao

Senior Associate

Jerry Gao joined Wynnchurch in 2020 as a Senior Associate. Prior to joining Wynnchurch, Jerry served as an Associate with Palladium Equity Partners in New York, where he developed investment theses across the industrials, healthcare, consumer and business services sectors, and worked with existing portfolio companies to create value. 

Jerry began his career as an Analyst in the Industrials M&A Group at Houlihan Lokey, advising companies in the automotive, metals and mining, and plastics and packaging industries. 


BSE in Mechanical Engineering, University of Iowa; MBA, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.