Partner and Global Head of Product, Apollo Global Management
Heather Berger is a Partner and Global Head of Product at Apollo Global Management, with
responsibility for managing the Firm’s traditional institutional distribution channel and product
within the Client and Product Solutions (CPS) group. Heather is a member of the Firm’s
Leadership Team. Heather is on the board of AltFinance, a comprehensive program to introduce
talented students of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to the alts industry and
to provide them training, support, and mentorship. Heather is a member of the Board of Lifepoint
Health and a Trustee of The Spence School in New York. She previously served on the board of
directors of The Fresh Market and Presidio.
Prior to joining Apollo in 2008, Heather worked in the Private Fund Group at Credit Suisse
Securities (USA), where she was responsible for raising institutional capital for private equity
funds. Prior thereto, Heather was with Capital Z Financial Service Partners, and its affiliate, where
she focused on investor relationships and fundraising.
Heather graduated cum laude from Duke University with a BA in Comparative Area Studies and
French. She resides in New York City with her husband, two daughters and her labradoodle. She
enjoys gardening, cooking, horseback riding and spending time with her family.
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