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Jackie Zider

Jackie Zider

Vice President

HarbourVest Partners

Bostson, MA

San Francisco native, but currently Boston-based, private equity professional focused on healthcare and growth equity investments.





Helping other women succeed in their jobs, building my career in a male-dominated industry, meeting leaders of growing companies, particularly those in the healthcare space.

HarbourVest Partners

Vice President

One of 15 investment professionals responsible for managing over $2Bn of capital dedicated to U.S. and international growth equity, mezzanine and buyout investments.

Identify, evaluate, execute and monitor investments in healthcare, technology, business services and industrial industries. As part of the evaluation process, meet with management, review financial models, conduct customer reference calls, build dynamic models to evaluate returns and present recommendations to the Investment Committee.

Career medium 05

The Wharton School

MBA Candidate


Corporate Strategy & Business Development Intern

Investigated viability of independent pharmacy customer base by quantifying impact of drivers such as Medicaid expansion, health insurance exchanges, preferred pharmacy networks, and downward reimbursement pressure from payers. Project research resulted in 10-year profitability forecast for average independent pharmacy. Identified specific areas for McKesson to support pharmacies diversifying revenue to mitigate industry headwinds.

Career medium 02

HarbourVest Partners

Senior Associate

HarbourVest Partners


Career medium 01

Morgan Stanley

Investment Banking Analyst

Analyst in San Francisco (2 years and 2005 summer internship, Corporate Finance Group), Analyst in New York (1 year, Global Power and Utilities Group)

Advised clients on sell-side transactions, buy-side acquisitions, and equity and debt financings. Constructed dynamic financial models and performed valuation using leveraged buyout, discounted cash flow, accretion/dilution, comparable company, precedent transaction and merger analyses. Prepared and presented discussion materials to management, board of directors and internal team members.


University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School

Master of Business Administration, Health Care Management

Princeton University

Bachelor of Arts, Molecular Biology

St. Paul's School

Hamlin School