Investment Team

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Adele C. Oliva

  • Joined Quaker Partners as Partner in May 2007 and currently Partner and Co-Founder of 1315 Capital
  • Previously: Partner at Apax Partners where she co-led the US Healthcare Group, focusing on specialty pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Prior to joining Apax in 1997, held positions in marketing and business development with Baxter Healthcare’s Cardiovascular and I.V. Systems divisions. Worked at CoreStates Financial Corp. as a commercial lending officer and senior financial analyst.
  • Active Responsibilities: NovaSom and TelaBio
  • Select Prior Responsibilities: EKR Therapeutics (acquired by Cornerstone) and PreCision Dermatology (acquired by Valeant)
  • Other: Ewing Marion Kauffman Fellow; Recognized by Forbes on Midas List of top 100 technology investors worldwide; top 10 life science investors and top women in venture capital; Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital Foundation Board.
  • Education: B.Sc. St.Joseph University, M.B.A. Cornell University where she was awarded an Albert Fried Fellowship, Graduate of Kauffman Fellows Class 3.