Kathryn Cavanaugh has agreed to serve on our board of directors. Since January 2019, Ms. Cavanaugh has served as the Managing Partner of Capstar Ventures GP, LLC, an early stage venture capital firm that invests in the next generation of innovative consumer companies.
From April 2016 to December 2018, Ms. Cavanaugh was a Partner at Grace Beauty Capital where she advised and invested in early stage companies in the consumer and retail sectors, including Rothy’s, Inc., Parachute Home, Inc., Primary Kids, Inc., Supergoop!, LLC, MM.LaFleur, Inc., ThirdLove (MeCommerce, Inc.), Vengo, Inc., and Pixlee, Inc. From April 2015 to March 2016, Ms. Cavanaugh served as Director of Franchise Growth Strategy, Sales and Operations, and from March 2013 to February 2014 as a Board Director, for The Bar Method, Inc. From October 2011 to February 2014, Ms. Cavanaugh served as Vice President of Talent for Mainsail Partners, a growth equity firm.
From September 2005 to June 2010, Ms. Cavanaugh worked at De Novo Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm, where she evaluated, executed and supported more than $350 million of equity investments in early to late stage healthcare companies.
Ms. Cavanaugh received a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School in 2005 and Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemical Engineering and Biochemistry from the University of Notre Dame in 1997.
We believe Ms. Cavanaugh is well qualified to serve on our board of directors based on her extensive leadership and business experience, including her management positions and investment management background in the healthcare and consumer sectors.