Member - Investment Committee
Governor Appointee – Term Expires June 17, 2019
William Cook is a member of the KRS Investment Committee. He was originally appointed to the KRS Board by Governor Bevin in June 2016.
Mr. Cook joined KKR Prisma at its launch in 2004 and retired from the firm in early 2015. Since Prisma's inception, he was an Investment Committee member, which is comprised of the four group leaders and CEO of KKR Prisma. Mr. Cook was a Senior Portfolio Manager, leading the investment research and portfolio management group. Prior to joining KKR Prisma, Mr. Cook worked at AEGON USA for seventeen years, most recently as the head of the Capital Market Strategies Group at AEGON USA Investment Management LLC, where he focused on alternative investments, SBA loans, and special opportunities. Previously, he was a partner at Cleveland Management and, earlier in his career, Mr. Cook was the Director of Fixed Income at United Capital Management.
Mr. Cook is a graduate of the University of Denver and received his Master of Business Administration degree from DePaul University. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) Institute charterholder.