Amy Weisman, MD, Business Development

Amy Ludwig Weisman is currently a Managing Director of Business Development at Sterling Investment Partners, a middle market private equity fund, where for over 20+ years she sourced investment opportunities through four funds that generated equity investments totaling $15.0 billion in gross transaction value. With 30+ years of experience on Wall Street, Amy is recognized as an innovative, visionary leader who leverages her vast global network across the financial industry to connect people, funds, and investments. Amy’s multidisciplinary background spans investment banking, equity research, investor relations, private equity, and business development.

With high energy and motivational style, Amy is a leader in supporting more inclusive and diverse teams. She is a sought-after speaker and the recipient of numerous awards for her diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) expertise in the financial community. In 2021, Amy was named to the inaugural Forbes 50 Women Over 50 list in the investment industry. For 2020, she was named by The Wall Street Journal as one of the “Women to Watch in Private Equity”. In 2020, 2021 and 2022 Amy was honored as one of the Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A, by M&A Magazine. Amy is a Co-founder and Board Member of one of the largest platforms for women professionals in the PE/IB/VC eco-system, Exponent Women, which now has over 2000 participants.

Amy is an Advisory Board Member for The Elah Fund, the largest female founded growth equity funds in Israel. In this role, Amy connects the $150M fund with investors and advises on a strategy to increase the fund’s profile in the US.

After graduating from The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at The University of Michigan, Amy began her career as an M&A analyst at Smith Barney. Amy then was Vice President of Equity Research at Drexel Burnham Lambert. She leveraged her experience in the public markets to embark on a successful career in the investor relations industry where she advised dozens of newly public companies on market positioning and communications strategies.

Outside of work, Amy enjoys skiing, golfing, and international travel with her family.