Kate Nimmo


Hometown:  Wellesley, Massachusetts

City before Booth:  San Francisco (2 years), Seattle (2 years)

Undergraduate School and Major:
English Literature, Dartmouth College

Fun fact: I once got a stress fracture from too much Dance Dance Revolution

Pre-Booth Job:  Private Equity Associate, Mainsail Partners

Summer Internship:  Private Equity, Providence Strategic Growth

Concentrations at Booth: Analytic Finance, Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship

Your Chicago neighborhood:  The Loop – it offers easy public transit to all areas of Chicago, which makes for easy exploring!

What are some of the student groups you’ve been involved with? Private Equity Group, Entrepreneur/Venture Capital Group

Current leadership roles: Co-chair of Private Equity Group, Undergrad Private Equity Group Mentor, Random Walk New Zealand Leader, Teaching Assistant for New Venture Strategy

Why did you choose Booth?  The pay-it-forward culture combined with the strong finance/analytic focus to complement my undergrad liberal arts major as well as the opportunities for experiential learning through lab courses that pair in-class lectures with out of school projects/internships for credit.

Favorite thing to do in Chicago?  Running along the Lake! You get a beautiful view of the skyline .

Favorite trip taken with fellow Boothies? Random Walk Peru

Favorite Booth experiences thus far?  Participating in the lip sync battle – the incoming PE co-chairs were *invited* to participate, and we won with a spectacular rendition of “What Does the Fox Say?”

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