Sands Point, New York
Queens College, The City University of New York
Jerry Colonna is a certified professional coach who helps clients design a more conscious life and career. He established his coaching practice in 2007. In 2003, he co-founded Hudson Heights Partners, a for-profit effort that works with nonprofit clients.
He was a partner with JPMorgan Partners (JPMP) until 2002; the same year he was named co-executive director of NYC2012, which represented the city's efforts to host the 2012 Olympic Games. In 2001, he worked with The Partnership for the City of New York to help launch the Financial Recovery Fund, a grants program for small businesses impacted by the attacks on the World Trade Center. He co-founded the investment program Flatiron in 1996. He joined his first venture firm, CMG@Ventures L.P. in 1995 as a founding partner. Prior, he worked for ten years for CMP Media Inc.
Colonna also serves as a director, trustee or advisor to a number of for-profit and non-profit organizations. He was named to Upside Magazine's list of the 100 most influential people of the new economy, Forbes ASAP's list of the best VCs in the country, and Worth's list of the 25 most generous young Americans.