Amy Errett

Amy Errett WG'88

Maveron LLC, Partner
Board Member, Wharton | San Francisco
Amy Errett, WG’88 is a horseback riding, fly-fishing, black-diamond snowboarding, wine collecting, SF Giants-loving Californian. She joined the Maveron team as a partner in 2008, bringing with her more than 25 years of business and operating expertise as a leading entrepreneur, senior executive and social-mission visionary. Her focal points are emerging Web-enabled consumer trends, e-commerce social shopping and online education. Most recently, Amy was CEO and an owner of Olivia, repositioning the travel company as a complete lifestyle company for gay women both online and offline while multiplying revenues from $5 million to $25 million in 2007. In 2006, she was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Northern California. Prior to Olivia, she founded and served as chair and CEO of The Spectrem Group, a worldwide strategic consulting, information and M&A advisory firm, which she sold in 1996. After the sale, she joined the senior management team at E*Trade. Amy has been honored with the Israel Fellows Award, presented by the San Francisco-based Jewish Community Federation. A passionate humanitarian, she is the chair of the board of Glide Foundation, San Francisco’s largest nongovernmental, direct social services organization, and serves on the Altius Education, Livemocha and KidZui boards of directors. Amy is also a member of San Francisco’s Barbary Coast chapter of YPO and serves on the board of Wharton | San Francisco. A New York native, Amy earned an MBA in finance from Wharton and a B.A. in liberal arts from the University of Connecticut. As a former student athlete, she is a fanatical UCONN Huskies fan. She and her partner live in San Francisco with their daughter.
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