Partner, StepStone Group
Ms. Walker is a Partner at StepStone on the Private Equity team. In this position, she leads StepStone’s Small, Emerging and Diverse investment efforts which seeks to optimize risk-adjusted returns by focusing on fund investments, secondaries, co-investments, and recapitalizations in partnership with best-in-class Small Buyout managers based in North America. Ms. Walker is Portfolio Manager of StepStone’s Accelerate Diversity Fund, is involved in various management activities, and sits on five LP Advisory Boards.
Prior to StepStone, Ms. Walker was a research analyst at Oppenheimer & Co., a leading national investment bank and full-service investment firm offering investment banking, financial advisory services, capital markets services, asset management, wealth management, and related products and services worldwide. Ms. Walker was a member of Oppenheimer’s private equity team, where she conducted due diligence on private equity funds, secondary investments and co-investments. Before that, she worked for a private equity-backed start-up and Women and Minority Owned Business Enterprise (WMBE), Sundance Energy.
Ms. Walker received her BA from Georgetown University McDonough School of Business.