Jennifer Emerson, JD, CPA

Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer
Jennifer Emerson

Jennifer oversees compliance for Hennessy Funds and also serves as General Counsel to Hennessy Advisors, Inc., the investment manager of the Hennessy Funds.

Prior to joining Hennessy in 2013, Jennifer served as in-house counsel to Carlson Capital, L.P., an SEC-registered investment advisor to several private funds, and was an attorney with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where she focused on mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation, and corporate governance. Jennifer began her legal career in 2002 with Foley & Lardner LLP, where she worked for Hennessy Funds in an outside counsel role.

Jennifer received a BBA in Accountancy and Sociology from the University of Notre Dame and a JD from Michigan Law School. She is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Jennifer Emerson