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Jeff Yuknis

Managing Director

Jeff Yuknis is Managing Director at Bernhard Capital Partners. He serves as a member of the Investment Committee for Bernhard Capital’s Infrastructure Fund and is involved in all areas of the firm’s investment activities.

Prior to joining Bernhard Capital Partners, Jeff served as Vice President for Exelon, a Fortune 100 company involved in every stage of the energy business: power generation, competitive energy sales, and transmission and delivery. Jeff’s 16-year career at Exelon spanned leadership positions in all aspects of the electric value chain. His experience includes responsibility as COO, Exelon Transmission Company and COO of Exelon Microgrid Company. In addition, to power and utility marketing, power purchase restructuring and M&A, Jeff has led engineering focused functions with the responsibility of identifying and pursuing grid upgrade projects designed to deliver system efficiencies and lower costs to customers. Jeff has been a leader in deal origination, mergers and acquisitions analysis and modeling, due diligence processes, business case development, new business establishment and business operations.

Jeff received his B.S. in Finance from the University of Illinois and his MBA from the University of Chicago.

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