Jake Welch

Director at LKQ Corporation

Mr. Welch is a partner of ValueAct Capital, a San Francisco based investment firm founded in 2000 with a focus on long-term investing and deep relationships with portfolio companies. At ValueAct, he is one of seven investment partners responsible for identifying investments and working with management and boards to realize value over a multi-year period. Mr. Welch has also served as a director of Armstrong Flooring, serving on both the compensation and finance committees. Prior to joining ValueAct Capital in 2009, Mr. Welch worked in private equity at the Blackstone Group in New York. In addition, he serves on the board as treasurer of St. Luke’s School (“SLS”) in San Francisco. He has a B.A., cum laude, from Harvard College and is a CFA charter holder.


  • Director

    August, 2020 - present