University Venture Fund management represents over 50 years of combined investing and business experience. The management team takes the time to ensure that students are well-trained and put forth quality due diligence as they analyze potential investment opportunities. They are responsible for the day to day operations and bring year over year consistency to the Fund.
Managing Director, Impact Investing
Jeramy is a Managing Director of the Sorenson Impact Center at the University of Utah. He is also Principal Partner for XIII, LLC; a diversified family holding company as well as the Pentagon Holdings family of direct real estate holding companies and a partner at Valter’s Osteria. Currently, Mr. Lund serves as Board Chair for Symbiot Business Group, Inc., is a member of the Kickstart Seed Fund (I&II) Investment Committees and is on the Executive Committee of the Park City Angel Network and board of Zaniac Learning. Prior to his current employment, Mr. Lund worked for JP Morgan (New York), DLJ International (London) and American Stores Company (Salt Lake City, UT).
Jeramy is also actively involved in the nonprofit arena. He is the Board Chair of the Community Foundation of Utah, Treasurer of the Lund Foundation, on the Board of PandoLabs and Envision Utah, and on the Advisory Committee for Utah Clean Energy. He previously served as Board Chairman for Recycle Utah and for the Nature Conservancy, Gen C, University Of Utah Alumni Association and Wild Utah Project Boards.
Jeramy graduated from the University of Utah Magna Cum Laude with a BS in Accounting and received his MBA from Harvard Business School.
Investment Manager, Impact Investing
+1.801.859.2614 • anders.aabo[at]sorensonimpact.com
Anders Aabo is an Associate Director of Impact Investing, leading activities related to deal sourcing, due diligence and transaction structuring. Prior to joining Sorenson Impact, Anders was based in Nairobi, Kenya, working for a private equity fund investing in agribusiness across East Africa. He also has experience working with Village Capital in Nairobi as well as the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation (IFRS) in London.
He holds an MBA from the University of Utah and a BSc in Management from Brigham Young University.
Chief Financial Officer
Chad is the Chief Financial Officer of Sorenson Impact. In this role, he leads internal financial oversight, coordinating with government, nonprofit, and private clients alike. He also oversees the student associate program and works to ensure that the dozens of student associates have rich exposure to Sorenson Impact’s work — ranging from impact investing to policy advisory.
Prior to joining Sorenson, he was a Senior Financial Analyst for a nonprofit energy efficiency consulting organization in the Pacific Northwest. Additionally, he has worked in a financial management role for the Utah Department of Health and as a financial analyst for WhiteWave Foods, a natural foods company in Colorado.
Chad has an MBA from the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business and undergraduate degrees in Economics and Finance from the University of Colorado at Boulder.