Experienced CDD consultant (50+ deals)


Master of Business Administration (MBA) from University of Pennsylvania – The Wharton School
2013 – 2015

Bachelor of Arts from University of Virginia
2005 – 2009
Focus: English Language & Literature; Studio Art

Work Experience

Principal (Founder) at Beckett Square 
Jan 2019  – present  Washington D.C. Metro Area

  • Beckett Square works primarily with private equity funds and other financial sponsors, as well as corporate acquirers, on topics including commercial due diligence, acquisitions and integrations, long- and short-term strategy, and performance improvement. Since 2019, Beckett Square has advised on more than twenty-five buy-side deals with funds ranging from $50M to $50B AUM For more information, please visit www.beckettsquare.com
  • Industry experience (selected): manufacturing, SaaS / software, professional services, EH&S, packaging, edtech, agtech (agriculture technology), logistics & supply chain, dentistry, oil & gas software, CPQ, high technology, healthcare

Partner at Lock 8 Partners 
Apr 2019  – Sep 2020  Washington D.C. Metro Area

  • Lock 8 applies a hands-on management approach to enable stable, high potential businesses to achieve significant growth and serve clients at scale
  • Partnered with Lock 8’s founder to stand up the organization, including establishing critical infrastructure related to sourcing, investing, and general ops; led investments in Projector PSA and Real Life Sciences (RLS); served as board observer for PPSA

Consultant / Manager at Bain & Company 
Aug 2015  – Aug 2018  Washington D.C. Metro Area

  • Partnered effectively with teammates and clients to create value for firms across industries including private equity, healthcare, industrials, and retail; worked with clients to craft effective and lasting solutions to address critical issues facing the business
  • Managed junior employees (up to eight concurrently) across multiple workstreams, multitasking effectively to ensure work progressed against deadlines while synthesizing and communicating findings to senior team and client leadership
  • Functional experience: strategy (corporate strategy, business unit strategy), private equity due diligence (15 deals), operating model design, post-merger integration, performance improvement / budget & expense management, organizational design
  • Industry experience: private equity (15 deals), industrials, retail, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, SaaS / software, manufacturing, distribution, waterworks, telecom, food services & facilities management, aerospace & defense, commercial aviation, automotive, edtech, logistics
  • Capabilities: market research, competitive assessment, full-potential revenue analysis, cost analysis, org design, process design, process improvement, workshop facilitation, market analysis, customer analysis, survey design & administration

About Me

Katherine Feeney has more than 10 years of management consulting experience across a range of industries and capabilities, with specific expertise in conducting commercial due diligence and evaluating investments. Over the course of her career, Katherine has conducted buy-side diligence on more than 40 deals. In her capacity as an independent consultant, she has worked with a number of private equity funds ranging from $50M to $50B AUM as well as corporate acquirers.

Concurrent to founding Beckett Square, Katherine was instrumental in the launch of Lock 8 Partners, a lower-middle-market SaaS-focused fund, where she stood up fund operations and led Lock 8’s first two investments. Katherine was previously with Bain & Company, where her projects included strategy, operating model design, post-merger integration, and capital and cash management, among others. She has extensive experience in Bain’s private equity group as both a Consultant and Manager.

Katherine has a Master of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia.


Project Categories

  • New Market Entry
  • Go-to-Market Strategy
  • Brand Strategy
  • Public Relations Strategy
  • Marketing Strategy Project Management
  • Value Creation Strategy
  • Strategic Planning
  • Strategic Transformation Project Management
  • Business Process Redesign
  • Commercial Operations
  • Process Improvement
  • Operations Project Management
  • Voice of the Customer Research

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