Amy Errett founded home hair-care company Madison Reed with years of business and operating expertise as a leading entrepreneur, senior executive, venture capitalist, and social-mission visionary. Before Madison Reed, Amy was a general partner for and ran the Bay Area office of Maveron, a leading venture capital firm focused on consumer-facing companies.
Prior to Maveron, Amy was the chief executive officer of Olivia, where she was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Northern California. Prior to Olivia, she founded and served as chair and chief executive officer of The Spectrem Group. Spectrem was acquired by an IPG subsidiary, NFO Worldwide (NYSE:NFO). After the sale, she joined E*Trade where she diversified the company’s business beyond brokerage and ran a $200 million business that encompassed the management of E*Trade’s growth areas.
A passionate humanitarian, Amy is a member of San Francisco’s Barbary Coast chapter of YPO and serves on the boards of Madison Reed, Glide, MyVR, Common Sense Media, and University of Connecticut Foundation.
A New York native, Amy earned an MBA in finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in liberal arts from the University of Connecticut. A former student athlete, she is a fanatical UCONN Huskies fan. She and her wife, Clare, live in San Francisco with their daughter, Madison.