TEAM BIO

Grace Penders

Associate
Grace Penders
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As an associate of Energize Ventures, Grace supports the investment team in due diligence activities, including competitive landscape research, market sizing and financial evaluation. She plays an instrumental role in deal flow, from helping source and analyze pipeline companies to closing investments and refining our investment theses.

Prior to joining Energize in 2022, Grace was a consultant at Accenture, where she worked with leading U.S. utilities and energy service providers to develop clean energy strategies. She supported projects focused on grid technology, e-mobility, energy storage, energy efficiency, asset management and more.

Grace holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and Spanish literature from the University of Chicago.