Leslie Fuda joined North Castle in 2019 and is actively involved in the execution and due diligence of new investment opportunities across a variety of Healthy, Active, and Sustainable Living sectors. Leslie currently works with the Firm’s partner companies NEST New York, Sparx Hockey, EWC Growth Partners, Echelon Fitness, and Maya Kaimal Foods. Prior to joining the North Castle team, Leslie was an investment professional at Castanea Partners, where she evaluated middle-market consumer and specialty retail opportunities. Prior to Castanea Partners, she was an investment banking analyst at Credit Suisse, focusing on M&A and capital markets transactions in the industrials and business services sectors. Leslie earned a BA in Finance from the University of Wisconsin, where she graduated with honors.