Ms. Dufresne joined RLJ Equity Partners from Parish Capital Advisors, where she was a Venture Partner managing the direct investment and co-investment program. Formerly, Ms. Dufresne was a Principal at Weston Presidio Capital, a private equity organization with $3.4 billion of assets under management. She also served as Associate Director in the Bank of Scotlandís Structured Finance Group. Ms. Dufresne received her B.S. from the University of Pennsylvania and her M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.