Luke Phenicie

Lead Transaction Partner

Joined HKW


Sector Focus

  • Business Services


  • Indiana University, Kelley School of Business (BS)
  • The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business (MBA)

Luke’s primary role at HKW is to lead the firm’s Transaction Team in evaluating and partnering with potential investment opportunities.  Luke spends most of his time meeting with management teams of new investment opportunities in the US and Canada.  He also serves on the Board of Directors for several HKW portfolio companies as well as on HKW’s Investment and Exit Committees.  Luke’s focus is the Business Services sector.

Prior to joining HKW, Luke worked in the M&A group at A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. and also for Prospect Partners LLC. Luke is a past president of ACG’s Indiana Chapter, and also serves on various economic development, alumni, and non-profit boards.

Luke lives in Zionsville, IN with his wife Jenni and their three sons. Outside the office, Luke enjoys watching his sons play various sports, fitness activities, and golf.