Lauren Pierce Flickinger

Principal, Hatteras Venture Partners & Fund Manager, Pisgah Fund

As the Fund Manager for the Pisgah Fund, Lauren is primarily dedicated to identifying, investing in and supporting the growth of healthcare-focused companies in Western North Carolina. Prior to joining Hatteras, Lauren spent six years in investment banking with Morgan Stanley in New York, where she served as a Vice President advising clients on mergers and acquisitions as well as public and private capital markets transactions. Lauren previously managed the Eastern Europe and Central Asia practice of DHInfrastructure, an economic and finance consulting firm specializing in advising the World Bank and other international financial institutions on infrastructure development.

Lauren holds a bachelor’s degree from Smith College and an MBA from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.