Garrett
Hardesty
Associate
Stage: Growth Equity
Location: Palo Alto

Garrett focuses on growth equity investments across a wide range of sectors at Norwest including technology, business services, media, and consumer.

Prior to joining Norwest, Garrett was a leveraged finance senior associate at Silicon Valley Bank. During this time, he focused on financings for private equity-backed leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, and recapitalizations across the technology industry.

Garrett graduated with high honors from Wesleyan University with a B.A. in economics and environmental studies.

Get To Know Garrett
  • 01
    What are your interests outside of work?
    Playing soccer, skiing, and getting into the great outdoors.
  • 02
    Do you have a favorite quote?
    “A ship in harbor is safe – but that’s not what ships are built for.” - John A. Shedd