Serene Papenfuss

Chocolate addict, distance runner, bookworm, banned from Hogle Zoo for hopping the fence to pet a giraffe

Serene joined Susquehanna Growth Equity in 2018 and is dedicated to portfolio growth and operations. In this capacity, she works with companies across the SGE portfolio to accelerate growth on a variety of topics.

Prior to joining SGE, Serene worked as a management consultant at Cicero Group where she helped senior executives to define and implement growth strategies, drive operational efficiency, and transform their organizations. Her clients spanned a variety of geographies and sectors, ranging from technology to social impact.

Serene is from Tokyo and is fluent in Japanese. She is a Boston-qualified marathon runner and enjoys out-eating everyone at dinner. Outside of work and marathon training, she is typically found reading, traveling, or enjoying the outdoors.

Serene graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.A. in Political Science.

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