Laura
Boyd
Head of M&A, Corporate Development
Focus: Portfolio Services
Location: Palo Alto

Laura joined Norwest in 2019 and oversees the firm’s M&A and corporate development efforts. As a member of the Portfolio Services team, Laura assists in driving excellent outcomes for Norwest’s portfolio companies.

Most recently, Laura founded and ran a technology startup in Palo Alto. Prior to that, Laura spent nearly a decade as an investment banker at Harris Williams, Morgan Keegan, and UBS, where she focused on a mixture of technology and consumer M&A as well as private placements and structured derivative solution capital financings.

Laura earned a bachelor of arts degree in economics from Haverford College and the London School of Economics.