Emily Carroll

Emily Carroll

Emily joined Pappas Capital in June 2019 as an administrative assistant. Prior to joining Pappas, she taught history and human geography at the high school level for three years. Emily was a member of the only all-female Corps of Cadets in the country at Mary Baldwin College, where she learned many leadership and management skills. In her spare time, Emily volunteers at the North Carolina History Museum in Raleigh.

Education: Mary Baldwin College (BA in Political Science)

Lisa Dreyer

Lisa joined Pappas Ventures in November 2010 on a part-time basis to assist with accounting, finance and fundraising activities. She transitioned to full time in October 2014 and was named Senior Associate, Operations.

Prior to joining Pappas, Lisa was a Vice President in the Alternative Investments Group of the J.P. Morgan Private Bank in New York. She was co-head of Investor Relations, responsible for managing all investor communication to the firm’s high net worth clients with respect to their private equity, hedge fund and real estate investments. She was also responsible for providing updates to clients on the performance of their alternative investment portfolios. Prior to the J.P. Morgan Private Bank, Lisa was a Vice President at J.P. Morgan Capital, the firm’s proprietary private equity unit. She worked directly for the COO and assisted in the formation of J.P. Morgan’s first employee co-investment program. Before that, Lisa served as controller for J.P. Morgan Capital. She began her career in the J.P. Morgan Financial division as part of the firm’s financial reporting group.


Utica College of Syracuse University (BS in Accounting)
New York University Stern School of Business (MBA in Finance)

Matthew Boyer

Matt is a CPA with over 20 years of experience, primarily in the financial services industry. He is responsible for managing the firm’s financial operations, including financial planning and analysis, treasury management, portfolio company valuation, fund accounting and fund administration; and is the firm’s human resource director, overseeing HR policies, benefit programs and new employee on-boarding. Matt also serves as a board observer for Pappas Capital portfolio companies Envisia Therapeutics and IlluminOss Medical.

Prior to joining Pappas in 2013, Matt was a Vice President at State Street Global Advisors in Boston, overseeing accounting, financial reporting and valuation for its exchange-traded funds, mutual funds and collective investment funds, and serving as a member of the company’s valuation committee. Matt also spent six years working in the Boston office of PricewaterhouseCoopers, first as a senior associate in the investment management audit practice and later as a manager in the fraud risks and controls group. In addition, Matt spent part of his career as a financial analyst supporting the Fidelity Investments stock plan record keeping business where he was responsible for financial reporting, planning and analysis.



Pennsylvania State University (BS in Accounting)

Glenda Crumpler

Glenda joined Pappas Capital in September 2018 as Executive Administrative Assistant. She has over 20 years of experience utilizing strong problem solving and organization skills to support operational and administrative functions in the pharmaceutical and technology industries. Prior to joining Pappas Capital, Glenda worked at Greenwich Biosciences supporting the Vice President of Clinical Sciences and US Regulatory teams, and managing the RTP office. Glenda has also supported executive leadership at Pfizer, King Pharmaceuticals and Cisco Systems.