Amy O. Goodfriend
Amy Goodfriend is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Goodfriend Partners, a boutique executive coaching and consulting firm. She also serves on the boards of several not-for-profit and private companies. Prior to her role at Goodfriend Partners, Amy served as a General Partner and Managing Director at Goldman Sachs & Co. During her tenure at Goldman Sachs, she worked in both the London and New York offices and played a pivotal role in leading its Global Equity Derivatives Business. Amy made history as the first woman to be elected as a Partner in the Equities Division of Goldman Sachs. In the year 2000, she was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Goldman's first global diversity task force, reporting directly to the Board of Directors.
Before her career at Goldman Sachs, Amy worked in sales in the coffee division of General Foods Corporation. She holds a B.A. in French from Hamilton College and earned an M.B.A. from Cornell University.