Lisa is a Managing Director and member of the Investment Committee at Top Tier Capital Partners. She leads the fund Investment Team focusing on manager selection, due diligence and investment monitoring of Top Tier’s primary investments. Leveraging her 25 years of experiences, Lisa is particularly interested in helping up-and-coming micro funds structure themselves for success in the future, including strategic fundraising, thoughtful portfolio construction, effective capital deployment and management succession. When she is not advising our GPs and LPs, Lisa is supporting diversity within private equity with the intent that the profile of venture firms mirrors those who are benefiting from the capital deployed by those firms.
Lisa joined Top Tier’s predecessor firm Paul Capital in 2003. Prior to Top Tier, Lisa was part of the asset management team at WR Hambrecht + Co focusing on new and emerging private equity funds. Before that, she spent ten years at Horsley Bridge Partners. Lisa began her career as an analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Lisa graduated from the University of San Francisco with a B.S. in applied economics and an M.B.A. from the Haas School of Business.