Karey Barker has been a Managing Director of Cross Creek Capital, a private equity affiliate of Wasatch Advisors, since its inception in 2006. She is also a Managing Director of Cross Creek Partners, a venture fund of funds. Prior to launching Cross Creek Capital, Karey was a Portfolio Manager on the Wasatch Ultra Growth portfolios for over 14 years. Karey joined Wasatch Advisors in 1989 and has spent her entire career in the field of investment management.
Karey graduated magna cum laude from the University of Utah with a B.S. degree in Finance. She also studied French and International Economics at the Universite d’Angers in France and later earned a B.A. with honors in French from the University of Utah. Karey is a Utah native and speaks French. She enjoys hiking, camping, mountain biking and skiing with her family.