Rachel Kumar


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New York
Small Business Private Equity
Years with AEA

Rachel is a Principal leading Strategy & Operations on AEA’s Small Business Private Equity team. In her role, she is focused on spearheading strategic initiatives in deal sourcing, overseeing and implementing functional resources and best practices across the portfolio and improving processes for optimized efficiency within the Small Business Fund. Rachel currently serves on the boards of Barnet Products Corporation and Scan Global Logistics.

Prior to joining AEA, Rachel was a strategy consultant with L.E.K. Consulting in Boston and London. Rachel went on to earn her M.B.A. at Harvard Business School and rejoined AEA in 2016 following her degree.

Rachel earned an A.B. in psychology and neuroscience from Harvard College, where she graduated with honors, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.