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Heather WestSenior Vice President

Heather West is a senior vice president at Gladstone Place Partners, where she advises clients on how to tell their stories to the financial media, the investment community, and other key stakeholders on issues including corporate strategy, M&A, corporate governance and reputation management. She is based in San Francisco.

Prior to joining Gladstone in March 2022, Heather spent 17 years as a financial journalist, director of editorial strategy and operations from New York, Hong Kong and San Francisco for Mergermarket, a global financial newswire. In her career as a journalist, she engaged with CEOs and CFOs at both listed and privately held companies, developing a strong understanding of corporate strategy, the drivers of M&A and other corporate actions. Among her beats, she covered technology, energy and consumer and has followed the rise of ESG investment across these sectors and more.

Heather holds degrees from the University of California at Berkeley and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.

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