Finance & Operations

Ted J. Rupp

Principal, Co-President


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DePaul University, BS

Ted currently serves as Co-President of Kovitz. In this role, he oversees the firm’s strategic initiatives, as well as its corporate development efforts. Previously, Ted has worked on the firm’s private equity offerings and served as Chief Financial Officer of both Kovitz and a regional coffee and tea distributor. Ted is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and serves on the board of Social Venture Partners Chicago. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from DePaul University and his MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.