Alison Minter is a Managing Partner with more than 19 years of consumer private equity investment experience. Since joining North Castle in 2001, she has actively managed the Firm’s investments across a variety of Healthy, Active, and Sustainable Living sectors. Alison currently serves on the Board of Directors of Sparx Hockey, Vital Nutrients, Mack Weldon, Maya Kaimal, VitaCup, Full Swing, ProSupps, and HydroMassage, and has previously served on the Board of Directors of SmartyPants, Sprout Foods, Red Door Spas, Doctor’s Best, Octane Fitness, Contigo, Ibex, Cascade Helmets, Atkins/Bora-Bora Organic Foods, and Avalon. In addition, she was actively involved in the Firm’s investments in Naked Juice and Leiner Health Products. Prior to joining North Castle, Alison worked at Evolution Global Partners, an investment firm sponsored by Texas Pacific Group, Kleiner Perkins, and Bain & Company. Prior to Evolution, she worked in the Insurance and Leveraged Finance groups of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where she executed restructurings, financed leveraged buyout transactions, and provided advisory services for financial sponsors. Alison serves as a member of the board of the New Canaan Soccer Association and the New Canaan Lacrosse Association. She also serves on the Women of Leadership Committee for ACG New York. Alison earned an A.B. in Economics from Princeton University.