Irene Hong Edwards
Lovell Minnick

Irene is a Principal and Head of Investor Relations at Lovell Minnick. Prior to Lovell Minnick, Irene was a Managing Director of Z Capital and responsible for investor development and investor relations for private equity and credit strategies. Prior to Z Capital, she was a Vice President of Investor Relations for KPS Capital Partners, L.P. Prior to KPS, she was with the placement agent arm of Jefferies & Co, Inc. where she was responsible for capital raising and fund marketing for private equity funds. Prior to Jefferies, she was a Senior Associate with Lexington Partners on the secondary investment team. While at Lexington, she evaluated, executed and monitored secondary transactions. Prior to Lexington she was a Financial Analyst in the Merchant Banking Group of Lehman Brothers, where she analyzed and monitored leverage buyout and growth capital investments.

Irene received a Masters in Business Administration degree from Columbia University and a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from Georgetown University. She also attended The Chinese University of Hong Kong.