July 2023Berkshire Partners Announces that Amy Su Joins the Firm as Advisory Director
BOSTON – July 19, 2023 – Berkshire Partners today announced that Amy Su has joined the firm as an Advisory Director to Berkshire Partners Private Equity. Ms. Su brings to the role nearly two decades of advisory experience in coaching investment professionals, CEOs, and other senior executives to strengthen their leadership capabilities to drive organizational change and enhancements.
Ms. Su co-founded and serves as Managing Partner at Paravis Partners, a boutique executive coaching and leadership development consulting firm focused on issues such as scaling culture and capabilities, succession planning, organizational architecture, and aligning strategy with execution. Her previous experience includes serving as a management consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton, where she advised senior executives of consumer products companies on strategic growth initiatives.
“I have worked with Berkshire Partners many times over the years and have admired the firm’s collaborative approach to working with their portfolio companies,” said Su. “I’m excited to expand my role with Berkshire Partners’ portfolio companies and be a catalyst for positive change and progression.”
In her role as Advisory Director, Ms. Su will provide support to a range Berkshire Partners Private Equity portfolio companies including SRS Distribution Inc., Harvey Performance Company, and Parts Town.
“We have consistently been impressed with the contributions Amy has delivered as a consultant to our private equity team’s capabilities over the years, and we’re excited to bring her on board as an Advisory Director,” said Greg Pappas, Managing Director, Berkshire Partners. “We are confident Amy will continue to have an impact on our portfolio companies' organizational and leadership advancements.”
A graduate of Stanford University and having received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, Ms. Su is the author of two Harvard Business Review Press books, "The Leader You Want to Be: Five Essential Principles to Bringing Out Your Best Self – Every Day" (2019) and the Washington Post bestseller, "Own the Room: Discover Your Signature Voice to Master Your Leadership Presence" (2013).
Certain statements above have been provided by business contacts of Berkshire Partners and/or members of the management teams of certain portfolio companies owned by certain investment vehicles advised by Berkshire Partners. None of such individuals were compensated for providing these statements. However, as a result of the relationships of these individuals with Berkshire Partners, a conflict of interest exists because these individuals have an incentive to make positive statements about their experiences with Berkshire Partners to maintain the goodwill with Berkshire Partners.