Stephanie Vertongen

Stephanie joined Norwest in 2021 as Associate General Counsel. In this role, she works closely with Norwest investment professionals, co-investors, board members, and portfolio company founders and CEOs on a wide variety of legal activities across Norwest’s global fund. Prior to joining Norwest, Stephanie was a corporate attorney at Cooley LLP, where her practice focused […]

Lisa Ames

Lisa joined Norwest in 2020, first as a part-time Senior Advisor, then full-time as a marketing operating executive. She also served as the firm’s CMO from 2022-2024, driving the reimagination of the Norwest brand during that time and enhancing the firm’s foundation as a thought leader and community builder. As a member of the portfolio […]

Julia Lewis

Julia comes to Norwest Venture Partners with a background in search at Robert Walters where she recruited executives across finance and operations. As VP of Talent, under the umbrella of Portfolio Services, Julia works closely with growth equity partners and portfolio companies. In Julia’s prior role, she partnered closely with executive teams, founders, and CEOs […]

Lauren Heller

Lauren comes to Norwest with seven years of talent strategy experience. As Vice President of Talent, under the umbrella of Portfolio Services, Lauren works closely with Norwest’s healthcare partners and their portfolio companies. Before joining Norwest, Lauren was Chief of Staff to the CEO of Caremore Health, an integrated healthcare delivery system leading transformative healthcare […]

Laura Boyd

Laura joined Norwest in 2019 and oversees the firm’s M&A and capital markets functions. As a member of the Portfolio Services team, Laura provides advisory support for Norwest’s portfolio companies with the goal of optimizing outcomes. Prior to joining Norwest, Laura worked as an investment banker at Harris Williams, Morgan Keegan, and UBS, where she […]