Stone Connell is the VP of Finance for JAZZ Venture Partners where he leads the finance, accounting, and operational functions of the firm. Prior to joining JAZZ, Stone served as the Director of Finance for Biomatics Capital, a life sciences venture capital firm, where he managed the financial, reporting, and administrative activities.
Previously, Stone was an engagement manager with the fund administrator, Standish Management, serving clients across the private equity industry. He began his career with PwC as an auditor within the asset management line of service. At PwC he provided audit and consulting services to clients ranging from large hedge funds to local private equity managers in the Seattle market.
Stone is a Certified Public Accountant and earned his B.A. in Business Administration (Accounting emphasis) as well as his Masters in Accountancy from the University of Washington – Seattle.
Outside of work, you’ll find Stone outdoors with his family hiking, skiing, running or exploring outdoors. He is also an avid sports fan and always enjoys going to a local game.