Bowside Capital
Marcia J. Hooper
Senior Advisor

Ms. Hooper is a senior advisor at Bowside Capital.  She has over 30 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 a member of the Board of Directors of US Rowing, 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, a member of the Presidential Advisory Council on Athletics of Brown University and co-president of the Board of Directors of the Brown University Sports Foundation.

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.