Kristan M. O’Connor


Kristan is the Chief Financial Officer of EduLab Capital Partners and has additional responsibilities for Investor Relations, Compliance, and Portfolio Company reporting oversight. She comes with over thirty years of experience in the financial industries sector having held senior positons in banking, a 2nd lien debt fund and, most recently, a publicly held Venture Debt fund.

Before joining EduLab Capital Partners, Kristan held a Senior Credit Administration role at Hercules Capital, with management oversight responsibilities for Diligence/Underwriting, Portfolio Management and Workout. Her responsibilities included validation of investment valuations for Board affirmation and for use in financial statement publications in satisfaction of SEC regulatory reporting and Audit/Compliance requirements.

Kristan’s prior experience includes her role as Senior Advisor – Regional Director of Workout at Silicon Valley Bank, and she held various senior credit and loan administration roles at Banc America Securities (and predecessor organizations), including Senior Portfolio Manager for Back Bay Capital, a 2nd lien debt fund controlled by the Bank.

Kristan holds an MS-Finance from Boston College’s Carroll School of Management, and a BA in Accounting & Economics from The College of the Holy Cross.