Amy O. Goodfriend
Amy Goodfriend serves on a number of boards and consults and coaches independently. Amy was a General Partner and Managing Director of Goldman, Sachs & Co, prior to retiring in late 2001. She joined Goldman Sachs in 1987 as an Associate in the London office and was elected Partner in 1998. She was the first woman elected to be a Partner in the Equities Division of Goldman Sachs. In 2000, Amy was selected to be the Chief Operating Officer of Goldman's global diversity task force, reporting to the Board of Directors. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Amy worked at General Foods Corporation in sales in the coffee division.
Since her retirement from Goldman Sachs, Amy has ventured into new areas and taken on leadership roles in a number of non-profit and for-profit organizations. She serves on the board of American Corporate Partners, is a charter trustee of Hamilton College where she chairs the committee on Admission and Financial Aid, and is an advisory board member of the F.X. Matt Brewing Company. Amy is a founding member of the Greenwich Women's Roundtable.
Amy earned an M.B.A. from Cornell University in 1987 and a B.A. in French from Hamilton College in 1982.