Kevin Prokop is Managing Partner of Rockbridge Growth Equity, which he co-founded with Dan Gilbert and Brian Hermelin. Rockbridge manages more than $1 billion of invested capital and is affiliated with the Rocket Companies (NYSE: RKT), Quicken Loans and the Quicken Loans family of companies.
Kevin has served and continues to serve on several Boards of private and publicly-traded companies, including the Board of Directors for Northcentral University, Connect America, Purchasing Power, Triad Retail Media, Gas Station TV (GSTV), ABUV Media, Robb Report, Kings III of America, White Glove Marketing, Quartile Digital and ProSites Digital.
Kevin was formerly a Managing Director at Questor Partners Fund, a $1.1 billion private equity firm. Prior to Questor, Kevin was an engagement manager with the strategy consulting firm McKinsey & Co.
Kevin has received Buyouts magazine’s “Turnaround of the Year” award, which is presented annually to the private equity sponsor that engineered the year’s most dramatic turnaround. He has also written numerous articles on business strategy, private equity and public policy issues.
Kevin is Vice Chairman of New Detroit, Chairman of Teach for America Detroit, and a member of Teach for America’s National Leadership Council. Kevin was appointed by Michigan’s State Legislature to be Co-Chairman of the State of Michigan’s Commission on Governmental Efficiency, a private sector commission established to make recommendations to address the state’s fiscal health. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Citizens Research Council, a non-partisan public policy research organization, and has been involved with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).
Kevin earned his MBA from the University of Chicago, where he graduated summa cum laude and top of his class with a perfect grade point average. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, where he graduated with distinction.
Kevin lives in suburban Detroit, Michigan with his wife and their three children.
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