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The managing directors of IWHP are proud and privileged to have partnered with visionary management teams who are shaping the future of Biotech, Medical Devices and Healthcare IT. The groundbreaking businesses they have created are representative of the industry-leading companies that InterWest has helped build over the last three decades.

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Katie Passalacqua



Katie Passalacqua

Katie joined InterWest in 2005 and is a crucial part of the financing team, overseeing cash management, managing financial accounting and reporting for the firm's limited partnerships, general partnerships, capital calls, and distributions. Previously, Katie was a senior accountant at Petrinovich Pugh & Company, where she performed accounting and tax functions for S-corporations, C-corporations, and partnerships. Prior to that, she worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers as a senior associate of assurance and business advisory services, where she led venture capital financial statements audits.

Katie is a licensed CPA and graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a B.A. in business economics, with an accounting emphasis.
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