EP. 17 “Just start somewhere….” Amy Christensen’s advice on how to build your network, a key to unlocking opportunity.

Laurie McGraw is speaking with Inspiring Woman Amy Christensen, one of private equity’s Most Influential Women of Today and Tomorrow.

Amy Christensen is a Partner and founding member of The Vistria Group, a Chicago-based, middle-market private equity firm that invests in healthcare, education, and financial services companies. She is responsible for the sourcing, due diligence, execution and portfolio management of Vistria’s healthcare investments. Ms. Christensen is also a board member of Behavioral Health Group, Supplemental Health Care, and Chiro One Wellness Centers.  Ms. Christensen previously served on the boards of Angel MedFlight, St. Croix Hospice, and Alacura. She has executed numerous private equity transactions across a variety of industries including healthcare, business services, financial services, and technology. Prior to joining Vistria, she was an investor with NewSpring Capital, The Gores Group, and CCP Private Equity Partners. Ms. Christensen has also spent time advising health systems as a healthcare consultant with The Huron Consulting Group. She received her MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and her B.S. from Northwestern University.

You can follow Amy on LinkedIn.