Sue Cho Returns to Mountaingate as Managing Director and Sarah Sampson is promoted to CFO

November 2022


Mountaingate Capital is pleased to announce that Sue Cho has returned to the firm as Managing Director and Partner. The firm is also excited to announce the promotion of Sarah Sampson to CFO.

Sue Cho was a Senior Investment Leader at Partners Group, a Swiss-based global private equity firm prior to rejoining Mountaingate.  Before Partners Group, Sue was COO/CFO for UpPurpose, a digital marketing company serving social good organizations.  Earlier in her career, she was a private equity investor at KRG Capital Partners and The Wicks Group of Companies, and also worked in various capacities at The Walt Disney Company, specifically with ABC, Inc., the ABC Internet Group and

Sarah Sampson joined Mountaingate in early 2016 as Controller and has taken on increased operational and leadership roles within the firm over her nearly seven-year tenure. Ms. Sampson is a CPA and spent her early career as an auditor with Andersen and KPMG, followed by gaining over ten years of operational finance experience inside two different financial services firms.

About Mountaingate Capital

Mountaingate Capital, a Denver-based private equity firm investing in the marketing services, business services, specialty distribution and specialty manufacturing sectors. Mountaingate specializes in building and empowering companies with strong growth potential and engaged leadership teams. Mountaingate’s focus on organic growth coupled with its proven customer-centric buy-and-build approach and shared equity ownership with management creates more value for the end customer, while forging stronger, more collaborative, and more successful partnerships with management teams. Mountaingate targets investments in new platform companies with $5 million to $25 million of EBITDA, as well as add-on acquisitions of any size. For more information on Mountaingate, please visit