Yuri Douglas

Controller

As Controller, Yuri Douglas oversees the accounting and finance functions, as well as investor relations, regulatory compliance, and payroll. Additionally, he supports early stage portfolio companies with their finance and operations-related responsibilities.

A former founder himself, Yuri understands the startup mentality and brings that experience to his role as he supports entrepreneurs building new companies.

“I support portfolio companies get set up with scalable accounting and finance systems early in their journey so they have a great foundation for growth and can focus on building their product.”

Yuri brings nearly a decade of experience in accounting across the investment and private equity sectors. Most recently, he led accounting as controller at Industrial Growth Partners, where he focused on management company and fund accounting, SEC compliance, portfolio company valuations, technology implementations, and human resources. He was previously at Makena Capital Management and Wynnchurch Capital.

Outside of accounting, Yuri enjoys running several miles a week and traveling with his wife to explore new destinations. He’s also an avid chess player and a self-taught programmer. He specializes in building automations and integrations in Python, VBA, and Google Scripts and has consulted with over 100 clients throughout the world.

Based in Chicago, Yuri holds a bachelor’s degree in accountancy, with high honors, from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and is a Licensed Certified Public Accountant. 

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