Amie Patel is a Principal with Elevar Equity where she will lead the fundraising efforts, LP and co-investor relations as well as support the existing portfolio with current and future partner relationships. Prior to joining Elevar, Amie was a Vice President with Goldman Sachs Asset Management which she joined through the acquisition of Imprint Capital. Amie focused on the firm’s Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) and Impact Investing capabilities within the emerging markets. Prior to Imprint she was with the Soros Economic Development Fund (SEDF) where she concentrated her investment acumen on early to growth stage investments. She managed SEDF’s investments in Haiti and worked on several other investment opportunities in Palestine, India and parts of Africa. Amie had worked with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation as a Presidential Management Fellow and Investment Funds Officer responsible for developing and evaluating top-quartile and first-time emerging market private equity fund managers. Amie began her career as an M&A analyst with Merrill Lynch and First Union Securities covering the automotive, healthcare and telecommunications industries. She also volunteered in Nepal with Students Partnership Worldwide as a Program Manager working on environmental education and women’s issues.
She holds an M.B.A. from Georgetown University and a B.S. in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis, MO. She serves as the Finance Chair on the Board of Education Through Music, a New York based non-profit focused on music education.