Valerie A. RuddickManaging Director California
Ms. Ruddick joined Pathway in 1996 and is a managing director in the California office. She is responsible for investment analysis and conducting due diligence on primaries, secondaries, and co-investments; negotiating and reviewing investment vehicle documents; and client servicing. Ms. Ruddick helps manage the Target Funds team, which oversees Pathway’s proactive investment origination efforts, and is also co-head of primaries. Ms. Ruddick is a member of various Pathway committees, including the firm’s Investment Committee, Portfolio Construction Committee, and Diversity & Inclusion Committee. Ms. Ruddick also serves on the advisory boards of several private market partnerships.
Ms. Ruddick received a BS in economics from the University of California, Irvine, and an MBA from the Anderson School at the University of California, Los Angeles.