Jennifer Kastenholz


Jennifer Kastenholz

Chief Operating Officer


+1 (312) 893-2336


Jennifer is the Chief Operating Officer of Ferguson Partners, based in the firm’s Chicago office. As COO, Jen is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the global firm, leading operations, finance, accounting, legal, IT, marketing, human resources, and research and data analytics.

Problem solving, analytics, and relationship management are the common thread between Jennifer’s past roles and her current position. Jen has a background in management consulting from Deloitte, where she delivered strategy and operations engagements to clients in the financial services industry. She has held prior roles in corporate strategy and in leading large service operations. Most recently, she was a Vice President of Client Services at Gallagher Bassett, a global third-party claims administrator, responsible for managing a flagship client and its associated service operations.

Jennifer has a Bachelor of Science in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She is active in Chicago’s arts community, serving on the Board of Directors of Giordano Dance Chicago (GDC) and fully embracing GDC’s mission to enrich lives through dance.

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