Carol Schafer


Ms. Schafer joined our Board of Directors in June 2021, with more than 25 years of experience in healthcare investment banking. She is currently the Managing Partner at Hyphen Advisors. Ms. Schafer previously served as Vice Chair, Equity Capital Markets at Wells Fargo Securities from 2007 to 2018, where she oversaw more than 200 transactions that raised nearly $90 billion in proceeds. Prior to that, Ms. Schafer served as Vice President of Finance and Business Development at Lexicon Pharmaceuticals from 2003 to 2007. Earlier, she held positions of increasing responsibility at J.P. Morgan, most recently serving as Managing Director of Equity Capital Markets. Ms. Schafer currently serves on the board of directors of Insmed, Repare Therapeutics and Immunome, and she previously served on the board of Five Prime Therapeutics until its acquisition by Amgen in April 2021. She holds an M.B.A from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a B.A. from Boston College.