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Marcia J. Hooper

Senior Advisor

Ms. Hooper is the president of HooperLewis, LLC, a private investment and advisory firm.  HooperLewis’ investment portfolio includes companies in the consumer, food, information services, internet and medical products industries.

Ms. Hooper has over 30 years of investing experience.  She was formerly a partner at Castile Ventures, Advent International, Viking Capital and Ampersand Ventures/Paine Webber Ventures.  Ms. Hooper has extensive public and private company board experience and currently serves as a director of Alchemista, Crowdly, InstaViser, Iontera and Yummly.

Ms. Hooper is co-chair of the Board of Directors and the Investment Committee of the National Rowing Foundation, a managing director, member of the Board of Directors and co-chair of the Endowment Committee of the Head of the Charles Regatta and a member of the Presidential Advisory Council on Athletics of Brown University and the Board of Directors of the Brown University Sports Foundation.  She is an active mentor to a number of university-based entrepreneurship programs, including HBS Rock Accelerator Mentor, MIT Enterprise Forum, Boston University Kindle Mentoring Program and Northeastern University IDEA.

Ms. Hooper earned a M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business, a M.A. from Columbia University and a Sc.B. from Brown University.