Erin O’Brien Edwards
Erin O’Brien Edwards is a Principal with more than 13 years of investment and operations experience. Since joining North Castle in 2010 as an Associate, Erin has focused her efforts on the oversight of several North Castle investments and has been actively involved in the execution and due diligence of new investments across a variety of Healthy, Active and Sustainable Living sectors. Erin was promoted to Vice President in 2013 and subsequently to Principal in 2016. Erin currently serves on the Board of Directors for Palladio and manages the Firm’s investments in VitaCup, ProSupps, Sprout Foods, SmartyPants Vitamins, and Palladio Beauty Group, and was previously involved in Mineral Fusion Natural Brands, Doctor’s Best, Contigo, Cascade Helmets, gloProfessional, and Octane Fitness. Erin works closely with the executive management teams of the Firm’s brand partners and has stepped in as interim-CFO on several occasions to help those teams maximize shareholder value. Prior to joining North Castle, Erin was an investment professional at AEA Investors and Insight Venture Partners. She also worked as Director of Corporate Development at Acronis Software, where she helped lead various financial and strategic initiatives. Erin graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Economics.