Our Team

Each of the partners of Ceres has over 20 years of venture capital investment and operating experience in high growth industries within Technology and Life Sciences.

Sona Wang, Managing Director, possesses over 20 years of venture investment experience. Since 1987, she has co-founded and managed three Illinois-based venture capital funds. Previously, she was an investment manager with Allstate Venture Capital, one of the oldest institutional venture funds with over $500 million invested. Her investment focus has been in information technology, business services, and healthcare. Read more...

Donna Williamson, Managing Director, was a corporate officer of Baxter International, founding officer of Caremark International, and managing director of ABN Amro Private Equity Group. She has over twenty-five years of strategy, operating, and board experience in the healthcare industry with particular expertise in strategy and business development in emerging, high growth markets. Read more...

Laura Pearl, Managing Director, has over twenty years of private equity investing experience. She joined Chicago-based Frontenac Company in early 1985, after spending four years at the National and Chicago offices of Ernst & Young. She has participated in a number of investments in a wide range of industries including healthcare services, financial services, retail, manufacturing and industrial distribution. Read more...