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 for the Association for Corporate Growth in New York City. Amy is a leader in numerous initiatives which promote women in the financial community. She was named one of the Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A for 2019, by M&A Magazine. Amy is a founding board member of Exponent Women, a networking organization for women dealmakers. She serves on the committee for 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. 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 and serves on the committee for Women Who Fund at the Zell/Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies. She is on the Executive Board of the NYC Private Equity Division of the UJA.