Jennifer Signori is a Senior Vice President and Principal at Neuberger Berman. Jennifer is leading the development and execution of impact strategies across asset classes with a focus on private equity investing. She is also responsible for integrating environmental, social, and governance considerations across the firm’s investment platform, and plays a significant role in thought leadership and client engagement. Jennifer has over ten years of experience in impact investing and financial services. Previously, Jennifer was a Director at Bridges Fund Management, a specialist impact investing private equity fund manager, where she played a key role in establishing the U.S. presence, including new fund development, leading the impact diligence and management of growth equity and real estate investments, investing in social impact bonds, and driving strategic initiatives globally.
Jennifer began her career in investment banking at J.P. Morgan, where she originated and structured syndicated leveraged loans in the real estate and hospitality sector and public finance bonds in the governmental, transportation, and energy sectors, working on over $18 billion in transactions, in addition to conducting credit analysis and portfolio management. Jennifer also worked in a number of both investment and strategic advisory roles focused on impact investing and community development finance, including at Imprint Capital and Next Street.
Jennifer received a BS of Foreign Service in International Economics from Georgetown University and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Jennifer is on the board of the Wharton Private Equity Venture Capital Association and an advisor to the Impact Management Project.