Conversationalist: Ann Berry

Ann Berry

Chief Investment Officer at Wheelhouse

A one-stop shop for content, talent, brands and capital, Wheelhouse is a disruptive media platform founded by producer and former ITV America CEO, Brent Montgomery, in partnership with Jimmy Kimmel. Ann leads Wheelhouse’s investments in high growth technology and consumer businesses and is a live TV news commentator discussing political and economic issues and appearing on BBC, Bloomberg, CBS,  CNBC, CNN, Fox Business, Sky News and Yahoo Finance. Previously a Partner/ Investment Committee member and still a Senior Advisor at the private equity firm, Cornell Capital (New York/Hong Kong), Ann spent over a decade at Goldman Sachs as a dealmaker in London and New York, and supported CEOs with growth, acquisition, and talent development strategies as a director on numerous corporate boards (Blue Mistral, GCA Services, Interline Brands [Home Depot] and US Security Associates).  In 2019 and 2020, Ann was interim CEO of PureStar, the Las Vegas-based hospitality services company where she continues to serve as a board director. A passionate traveler, fledgling art collector, enthusiastic tennis player and aspiring writer, she is also an advisor to Brooklyn Magazine. Resident in New York, she was raised in London – and hopes that her accent is not a bar to great conversation!

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Article: Wheelhouse Names Private Equity Exec Ann Berry as Chief Investment Officer