Lori Wachs Bio | Wiki
Lori Wachs is an American venture capitalist, fund manager and consumer analyst. Currently, she serves as the Chair of the Trustees’ Council of Penn Women, an international network of accomplished University of Pennsylvania alumnae. Additionally, Lori work as the Vice Chair of the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy.
She is on the boards of Aquis, a science-driven clean hair care company. Lori has over 25 years of benchmark-beating investment experience. She is a Partner at Springboard Growth Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in women-led growth stage companies in the consumer sector.
Lori Wachs Age
Lori was born on August 11, 1968, in New York City, United States. She is 53 years old.
Lori Wachs Height
She is of above-average stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (Approx.1.72 m).
Lori Wachs Family | Brother
She was born and raised in New York City by her parents Roz Levitt Pearlman and Kenneth Pearlman. Lori was raised alongside her brother, Bret D. Pearlman. Bret is currently the Managing Director and co-founder at Elevation Partners.
Lori Wachs Husband | Ali Velshi
Lori was previously married to Martin. Together, they had two children, a son and a daughter, Erica. Lori met her current husband Ali Velshi when she attended his show as a guest. Ali is a Canadian television journalist and the senior economic and business correspondent, for NBC News. The couple tied the knot in 2009 and together has a daughter.
Lori Wachs Education
She is a Magna Cum Laude graduate and a Benjamin Franklin Scholar from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Lori majored in finance, and minored in East Asian studies. She graduated with honors and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
Lori Wachs Career
After graduating from college, Lori began working at Goldman Sachs’ Equity Risk Arbitrage department. After a two working there, she moved to Pennsylvania and joined Delaware Investments. In 1997, Lori became the Vice President & Portfolio Manager of the company. In 2007, she began working at the Trustees Council for Penn Women (TCPW) and currently work as the co-chair of the career networking committee. Lori collaborated with two of her colleagues from Delaware Investments and launched the Cross Ledge Investments in 2010.
Through her services at Delaware Investments, she helped oversee the investment of $4 billion in various institutional and mutual fund products in the consumer sector. With her own fund, Cross Ledge Investments, Lori has demonstrated a record of identifying companies that transformed their industries by capitalizing on emerging trends. She supports these companies’ growth into dominant industry players.
Lori has been featured regularly on ABC World News Tonight, ABC Good Morning America, Bloomberg News, CNBC, and Fox News Channel as an expert on retail and consumer investments.
Lori Wachs Bryn Mawr
She and her husband Ali live in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania together with their three children.
Lori Wachs Daughter
Lori has a daughter called, Erica. She is an LA-based playwright and TV writer. She was born from Lori’s previous marriage with Martin.
Lori Wachs Net Worth
She is one of America’s most successful businesswomen. She currently serves as the President of Cross Ledge Investments and has served in many companies. Therefore, she has amassed a fortune over the years. Lori’s estimated net worth is $2 million.