Sherwin L. Prior

by Edward Cates
Sherwin L. Prior
Managing Director, General Motors Ventures
General Motors

Sherwin Prior is Managing Director of General Motors Ventures for General Motors (GM). General Motors Ventures is the venture capital arm of GM, which invests in growth-stage companies to enhance GM’s ability to innovate and ensure its customers have access to the best technology.


Prior to this appointment, Prior worked on the micro-cap to mid-cap growth platform for NorthPointe Capital, LLC in Troy, Michigan. He also worked for Morgan Stanley Investment Management in New York as a Senior Associate, where he was responsible for investments in the industrials and consumer discretionary sectors of the economy.


Prior’s previous experience also includes General Motors Retail Holdings, where he was a Financial Acquisitions Analyst responsible for the valuation of dealerships; JP Morgan Chase, where he was a Commercial Credit Analyst in the Asset-Based Lending Group; and Stout Risius Ross Valuation Consultants in Farmington Hills, Michigan, where he was responsible for appraising middle-market companies and real estate.


Prior holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration in Finance from Eastern Michigan University and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

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