Emily Calkins

Senior Associate

Emily Calkins

Senior Associate

At Mainsail
Emily joined Mainsail in 2016 and is responsible for originating, executing, and supporting new investments into B2B software & vertical payments businesses across a variety of industries. She works closely with a number of portfolio companies and has sourced multiple investments including GTreasury, Forensic Logic, and GTreasury’s add-on acquisition of Visual Risk.

Before Mainsail
Prior to joining the team, Emily was an Investment Banking Analyst at Credit Suisse in New York. Throughout her time at CS, Emily worked on pre-IPO growth equity capital raises within the technology sector, advising on transactions across the internet, e-commerce, and enterprise software spaces.

Emily graduated with Honors Distinction from Williams College, where she earned a B.A. in both English and Political Science, minoring in Leadership Studies. While at Williams, Emily served as a President of her graduating class.

Outside of Mainsail…
emyEmily spends as much of her time as possible exploring the U.S. National Parks; having camped out in 32 of them so far, she’s making progress on her goal of visiting each one in the contiguous United States by 2020. To this end, she keeps a pack, a sleeping bag & a headlamp in the trunk of her car at all times. 

From: Baltimore, MD

Lives in: San Francisco, CA

Roots for: The Ravens & anyone playing the Steelers