Team Members

Jason Apple

Managing Director

Jason joined Akoya Capital Partners in 2014 and has worked in private equity, investment banking and business development for more than 20 years.

Prior to joining Akoya, Jason served as a Senior Director at Riveron Consulting in Chicago, where he led the growth of the firm’s second office and built relationships with business owners, intermediaries, private equity firms and the lending community.

Previously, Jason worked as a Senior Vice President for Houlihan Lokey, an international investment bank serving the middle-market mergers and acquisitions marketplace. Prior to Houlihan Lokey, Jason worked for Deloitte and PriceWaterhouse, as well as Equity Group Investments (EGI), Sam Zell’s private equity investment firm. At EGI, Jason worked on a wide range of transactions in industries including manufacturing, consumer products, business services, and healthcare.

Jason has been active in leadership positions with the Kellogg Alumni Club of Chicago and the Chicago chapter of the Association of Corporate Growth.  Jason has an MBA in finance and strategy from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a BA in Economics from Northwestern University.