Rikke L. Gillespie
Vice President, Portfolio Operations
Ms. Gillespie joined JFLCO in 2023 and is responsible for partnering with executive teams across the JFLCO portfolio to drive growth and value creation in addition to assisting with operational and strategic due diligence for acquisitions.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Gillespie was the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer at Larx Advisors. She previously served as Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at Hostess Brands. Ms. Gillespie started her career as a Director in the Corporate Finance Group at FTI Consulting.
A native of Utah, Ms. Gillespie earned a B.S. in accounting from Utah State University and an M.B.A. from Texas A&M University.