Chief Financial Officer
Mark Pridgeon has eleven years of private equity finance and accounting experience, and five years of consulting and public accounting experience. Prior to joining RiverGlade, Mark spent eleven years as Controller and then VP, Finance at GTCR LLC, a private equity firm based in Chicago. During his tenure at GTCR, Mark was responsible for maintaining the capital accounts for the funds, GPs and related entities. He was involved in the preparation of fund financial statements, capital call and distribution notices, carry and waterfall functions, oversight of annual fund audits, firm treasury functions, and tax compliance. Mark was also responsible for the oversight of the firm’s management company operational and accounting processes, annual budgeting, and tax planning.
Previously, Mark served as a Vice President in the Financial Advisory Services group at AlixPartners, a global business advisory firm. While at AlixPartners, he helped companies conduct forensic accounting investigations, assess corporate solvency, and analyze issues related to fraudulent conveyance. He started his career in auditing with public accounting firm Deloitte & Touche.
Mark is a CPA and holds a BS in Accounting from Michigan State University and an MBA from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He resides in Chicago with his wife and two children.