Bess Goodfellow is a Principal at HPA. Bess is passionate about empowering founders as they build transformative companies. In her current role, Bess is tasked with sourcing high growth companies across the Midwest and supporting those investments through their lifecycle. Her portfolio of investments spans a broad spectrum of industry including enterprise, fintech, consumer, and digital health. She has worked on over 35 HPA deals including Provi, ShipBob, Clearcover, Sifter, and oak9.
Bess joined HPA in 2017 as an Analyst. Prior to HPA, Bess graduated from the University of Chicago with degrees in Economics and Sociology. She also worked as a research analyst to apply data and machine learning models to social science questions.