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Karen Derr Gilbert

Partner
Business Development - Investor Relations

San Francisco Joined 1999

Karen leads the firm’s efforts in business development, investor relations, fundraising and marketing. Karen and her team work closely with portfolio companies to help facilitate access to potential customers through FTV’s Global Partner Network. Karen has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining FTV Capital, Karen spent nearly a decade with Wells Fargo in a variety of marketing and product management positions. Prior to her work at Wells Fargo, Karen held several sales, trading and marketing roles at Merrill Lynch Capital Markets and Shearson Lehman Brothers in New York. Karen received a BA in economics from the University of California – Los Angeles and an MBA from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.