Ms. Turezyn brings a multifaceted perspective and wealth of M&A expertise to SiVal, based on her experience in private equity / venture capital investment, corporate business development, and large-firm investment banking and accounting. Her prior work spans a diverse range of technology and services industries, including software / SaaS, B2C e-commerce, health care services, analytical testing, and manufacturing.
Virginia was most recently Managing Director at another Silicon Valley investment banking/M&A firm, where she executed sell-side transactions and advised entrepreneurs on team building, growth, and capital raising strategies. Previously, Ms. Turezyn built and led a bi-coastal team as part of a new private equity technology initiative for American Capital as its Managing Director and Co-Head. She spearheaded investments in internet and media growth businesses including industry roll-ups and strategic acquisitions.
Earlier, Virginia was a Managing Director/Principal at Constellation Ventures II, a digital media, internet, and communications focused fund. She assisted in restructuring and selling several businesses and made successful new investments in a challenging market environment.
In the mid 1990s, Virginia was a co-founder and partner in Information Technology Ventures (ITV) and a successor fund, Infinity Capital, raising over $400 million. Their first fund was one of CalPERS’ most successful venture funds in history. Prior experience includes 12 years at Morgan Stanley, in Venture and Finance, Planning and Administration. Virginia started her professional career at Ernst & Young and was a Senior Accountant and CPA for a diverse set of clients and industries.
Virginia has a B.A. in Accounting from Queens College and is a CPA emeritus in NY. Virginia has been named to the Forbes Midas List and has been recognized by Money Magazine as one of the Smartest Women in the Money Business.