Prior to co-founding Lighthouse in June 1994, Gwill was a Senior Vice President with Comdisco Ventures where she directed and managed east coast investment activities. She joined Comdisco Ventures in 1988 having been recruited to establish its east coast presence. While at Comdisco, she led the firm's investments in over 50 companies, primarily in the biotechnology and communications equipment areas including Human Genome Sciences (NASDAQ: HGSI), Millennium Pharmaceuticals (formerly NASDAQ: MLNM, later acquired by Takeda), Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: VRTX), Cascade Communications (formerly NASDAQ: CSCC, later acquired by Ascend), Appex (acquired by EDS), and Brooktrout Technologies formerly NASDAQ: BRKT, later acquired by EAS Group).
Gwill is an active member of the community. She is the Chair of the Finance Committee on the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Science, a member of the Board of Trustees of Brigham & Women’s Hospital and the Treasurer of the Board of Trustees of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
Gwill holds an AB in economics from Harvard University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
gwill [at] lcpartners [dot] com