Prior to joining NGP Capital in 2018, Karissa Brune worked as an Executive Assistant in a variety of industries including entertainment & hospitality, education, and Environmental Law. She developed a deep interest in early stage venture capital after a brief career at Social Capital supporting the former CEO of Yelp Eat24 and a former DropBox executive.
Karissa now focuses on mid-to-late stage venture by supporting NGP Capital’s Managing Partner. She also exercises her showbiz background in helping coordinate the firm’s flagship annual conference, World of Connections.
Karissa is a proud alumni of Chabot College and Portland State University, where she studied Liberal Arts and Communications. In her rarer moments of spare time, she enjoys boot camping training and SoulCycle, travel, and trying out new restaurants on date night with her husband.