Elise Wang is a Principal on the Public Structured Finance group at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2010. Ms. Wang provides extensive research and analysis on individual companies operating in the healthcare industry in both the US and Europe. Prior to Deerfield, Ms. Wang was a Senior Research Analyst and Managing Director at PaineWebber and Citigroup. She began her career in healthcare as a venture capitalist and banker at PaineWebber and was an officer of PaineWebber Development Corporation, which managed nearly $1 billion in assets representing three PaineWebber funds and several research and development limited partnerships (RDLPs) invested in biotechnology and high technology companies. Ms. Wang holds an A.B. in Engineering Sciences with a specialty in Biomechanics from Harvard University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Crystal Wright is an Associate on the Biotherapeutics team and joined Deerfield in 2013. Before Deerfield, Ms. Wright was an Executive Assistant at Warburg Pincus and provided support within the firm’s Healthcare Group since 2002. Prior to this, she was an Executive Assistant at various firms, including Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown and the law offices of Cooper, Liebowitz, Royster & Wright where she served as Executive Assistant/Office Manager. Ms. Wright also served as Administrative Assistant/Interim Residency Program Coordinator in the Department of Neurosurgery at Georgetown University Hospital. Ms. Wright is a graduate of Howard University in Washington, DC with a B.S. in Biology.