Amy is Director of Business Development at Sterling where she has focused on investment development for the past fifteen years. In her role, Amy develops and manages an extensive network of deal sources and cultivates investment opportunities. As a former Wall Street research analyst and investor relations professional, Amy has always been passionate about the intersection of network building and investment opportunity development.
Previously, she was a Partner at Colt Capital Group, a private equity fund where she sourced proprietary investment opportunities from CEOs. Amy spent eight years as a senior executive in the investor relations industry advising public company CEOs on market positioning and communication. Prior to that, she was a Vice President in Equity Research at Drexel Burnham Lambert covering the U.S. and British apparel industries. Earlier in her career, Amy was an Analyst in the Corporate Finance Department of Smith Barney.
Amy serves on the Investment Banking & Private Equity Committee as well as the Women of Leadership Committee for the Association for Corporate Growth in New York City. She is also involved in numerous initiatives which promote women in the business community. She serves on several Advisory Boards including the Women in Business Program at The Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University and the Och Women in Finance Initiative at The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. She is on the Executive Board of the NYC Private Equity Division of the UJA and is also serves on the Board of Women Who Fund at the Zell/Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies. Amy is closely involved with Work-Like-a-Mother, an organization which provides services to business women returning to the workplace in the Westport, Connecticut area.