Patricia Stensrud, Director
Patricia Stensrud is the founder of Hudson River Partners LLC, established in 2003, where she serves as principal and managing partner, overseeing private real estate investment and M&A advisory for start-up and acquisition initiatives. She also serves as a Managing Director for Avalon Securities, a boutique investment bank, where she provides operating expertise, market strategy advisory, assessing and managing transaction opportunities, and sourcing capital. From May 2011 through November of 2015, Ms. Stensrud served as President of A&H Worldwide, a leading packaging company with global operations in the United States, China and the United Kingdom. Between December 2005 and December of 2010, through Hudson River Partners, her focus was on M&A activity within the fashion and accessories industry. From January 2005 until November 2005, she worked with Tommy Hilfiger USA where she served as President of the Women's Sportswear Division prior to relocation of the company's headquarters to Amsterdam. Prior to that she was Chief Executive Officer of Victoria + Co, a division of Jones Apparel Group in addition to having held leadership positions with Avon Products and IBM. Ms. Stensrud served as a member of the board of directors of Christopher & Banks Corporation from 2011 through June of 2016, and is Board Chair Emeritus for the Girl Scouts Council of Greater New York. In April 2016, Ms. Stensrud achieved qualification as a credentialed Leadership Fellow with NACD.