Bowside Capital
Marcia J. Hooper
Senior Advisor

Ms. Hooper is a senior advisor at Bowside Capital.  She has over 35 years of investing experience in the consumer, food, information services, internet, and medical products industries.  She is a co-founder of Branch Venture Group, a member network focused on food-related companies, and 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 Crowdly, Turazo, and Rare Beauty Brands.

Ms. Hooper is co-president of the Board of Directors of the Brown University Sports Foundation, a member of the Presidential Advisory Council on Athletics of Brown University, co-chair of the Board of Directors and a member of the Executive and Investment Committees of the National Rowing Foundation, and a steward of the Head of the Charles Regatta.  She was formerly the chair of the Board of Directors of the United States Rowing Association.

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