Ms. Oliva is currently the Founding Partner of 1315 Capital LLC, a Philadelphia-based firm that manages over $500 million and provides expansion and growth capital to commercial-stage medical technology, healthcare service, and specialty therapeutic companies, a position she has held since 2014. She was recruited to Quaker Partners in 2007 to expand their growth stage investing practice.
Ms. Oliva has been a healthcare investor for over 20 years and focuses on commercial stage medical technology, healthcare service, and specialty therapeutic investments. Ms. Oliva co-founded 1315 Capital in 2014 to establish a firm focused on healthcare growth investing and the firm has since raised two funds and has over $500 million under management. Prior to 1315 Capital and Quaker Partners, Ms. Oliva was Co-Head of US Healthcare at Apax Partners, where she started in 1997. Ms. Oliva was also in business development and marketing at Baxter International. Ms. Oliva received a bachelor of science degree from St. Joseph’s University and a master of business administration degree from Cornell University.