Peter J. Carroll
Pete joined Jump Capital in 2016 with a strong foundation of commercial strategy and operational leadership experience. He was previously Principal and Operating Partner at Manasota Capital, serving as CEO and Board member of one of its portfolio companies, RGB Lights.
Prior to his role at Manasota, he was at RR Donnelley & Sons leading a variety of strategic finance capacities including corporate development, mergers & acquisitions, investor relations, and financial planning & analysis, and at SIRVA, Inc. where he served in operational roles including product management, project management, six sigma quality, and the SIRVA Leadership Program.
Pete has a B.S. in Mathematics from Purdue University and an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.
Co-founder and Partner
Prior to co-founding Jump Capital in 2012, Sach held a variety of investment and operating roles.
His diverse operating experience includes companies within the digital media, pharmaceutical research, logistics, and other technology/service industries. Prior to Jump he was as an operating partner at Tarsus and preceding that role, head of consumer moving for SIRVA (IPO: NYSE 2003). Having started his career in several of GE’s management programs, he has held functional roles both at GE and SIRVA, including product management and M&A.
Sach earned an MBA from Northwestern Kellogg after a Chemical
Engineering BS from University of Rochester.
Areas of Interest
Enterprise software, fintech, customer acquisition & conversion solutions, functional workflow automation solutions, and transformation of legacy industries
Austin joined Jump Capital in 2022 and supports the team on all venture capital investment opportunities.
Prior to joining Jump, Austin worked as a venture capital investor at Touchdown Ventures, an investment firm that manages corporate venture capital programs for large companies such as Kelloggs, Tmobile, and Olympus. At Touchdown, Austin helped source and execute 5 vertical SaaS investments and also worked with C- and VP-level corporate executives on a variety of strategic partnership, M&A, product, and new business development activities. Austin began his career as a software engineer focused on natural language processing, distributed systems, and data infrastructure.
Austin holds a B.S in computer science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign as well as a Joint M.S degree in Computer Science and Public Policy from the University of Chicago.
Cloud Infrastructure, Data Infrastructure, Devops, Dev Tools, Cybersecurity, Regtech, Vertical SaaS, Blockchain / Web3, Edtech
VP of Talent Platform
Trisha is the V.P. of Talent Platform at Jump, based in its Chicago office. She describes herself as a Capital P “People Person” and a talent matchmaker. Having spent the majority of her career in tech, she’s uniquely positioned to help Jump’s portfolio companies establish H.R. and talent strategies for sustained growth and success.
Before becoming Jump’s head of Talent Platform, Trisha was the Head of People at Provi, a start-up in the alcoholic beverage ordering space. While there, she built out their people function, scaling them from 70 to 300+ employees in 15 months. Prior to that, she was the Head of Talent at Tempus, a healthcare tech company where she managed a team of 8, recruiting up to 250 roles at a time.
With a combined 15 years of corporate recruiting, campus recruitment, and H.R. experience under her belt, Trisha is passionate about networking and finding new, unique ways to locate talent. In her role at Jump Capital, she uses her collective experience to partner alongside the heads of H.R./Talent and founders at portfolio companies to help develop and refine their procedures and processes. Trisha’s specialties include talent attraction and retention, organizational development, manager training, interview skills/resume writing, building and refining internship programs, and employment branding.
A graduate of Eastern Illinois University, Trisha holds a B.S. in Family and Consumer Sciences, Consumer Affairs. She was also a Professional Fellow with the U.S. Department of State, focusing on the economic empowerment and development of start-up communities in Eastern Europe. She is a Board member and organizer of T4Youth, an annual tech community table tennis fundraiser for ChiTech Academy, a project-based STEM high school on the city’s southwest side.
When asked what she brought to the table, a former boss said, “hustle.” When she’s not hustling, you can find her puttering around her garden, putting her stamp on her historic Chicago brick bungalow, or indulging her inner foodie at one of Chicago’s restaurants.
Co-founder and Partner
With over 20 years of executive and financial leadership experience, Mike has operated, advised and invested in companies across a broad range of industries and stages from startups to mature enterprises.
Prior to co-founding Jump Capital, he was a senior partner for Excelar Group LLC, a provider of strategic execution and advisory services. He also served as President of SIRVA, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company.
Mike spent sixteen years with GE and GE Capital in a breadth of financial, operating and global assignments and is an honors graduate from GE’s Financial Management and Leadership Development programs.
Mike attended Pennsylvania State University, where he graduated with highest distinction earning a BS in Finance.
Areas of Interest
FinTech, RetailTech, EdTech and Enterprise Software
Office Operations Manager
Kasey joined Jump in 2016 and is the office operations manager. Prior to joining Jump, she was an associate at GCM Grosvenor where she spent 2 years supporting the fund finance department.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her children, traveling, yoga, meditation and is a connoisseur of all things gelato.
Kasey graduated with honors from the University of Iowa with a BA in Communication Studies.
Saaya joined Jump Capital in 2020 and leads new venture capital investment opportunities.
Prior to joining Jump, Saaya worked as a strategy consultant at Boston Consulting Group, where she spent time in the Private Equity practice and across a variety of strategy and operations projects.
Saaya attended University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she earned a BS in Computer Engineering.
Creator economy, Future of Work, Enterprise Education, Web3, Future of Commerce
Will Nuñez joins Jump Capital with rich experience in big data and analytics platforms, focused on researching and implementing emerging software, along with developing scalable data products across consulting, cyber security, finance, law, and sports/entertainment domains. His educational background includes an MS in analytics from the University of Chicago and a BS in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.
In this role, he will work across our investing areas supporting research, data collection, and analysis efforts while working closely with the investment team on identifying unique, innovative founders to partner with.
Our Crypto Team
To meet the team that is building the next frontier in crypto infrastructure visit our partners at Jump Crypto.