Katie Neilson is the co-founder and President of Assure, one of the nation’s foremost SPV/ fund administration companies. Under Katie’s leadership, Assure has grown from a small administrative and transaction services startup into an industry-leading platform with $11B+ AUM. She oversees Assure’s operational excellence and is known at Assure for her unwavering strength under pressure and her tenacious pursuit of the best for Assure’s clients.
Assure’s innovative, tech-enabled process for deal-by-deal investing paved the way for one of the most popular and fastest-growing investment structures in venture capital. Mrs. Neilson’s ambition and drive put Assure in the top third of the Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America as well as in the top 50 fastest-growing women-led companies per JP Morgan Chase and Women’s Presidents Organization. Assure was recently ranked #1 of all Fund Administrators by Convergence.
Prior to launching Assure with co-founder Jeremy Neilson, she was the Marketing Coordinator at Hanesbrands Inc. where she managed five global brands from production to consumer, as well as serving on the Women and Diversity Committee at the company. She was also the office manager for a small marketing startup doing everything from managing an office building to bookkeeping, marketing, PR, product-market testing, reporting, and analytics. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Geography from Brigham Young University.