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Christy Steele


Joined Sands Capital


Work Experience

Sands Capital (2020 - 2021)
Arlington, VA | Sr. Associate

Firebrand Strategy (2016 - 2020)
Washington, DC | Owner, Media Producer

Science Magazine (2015 - 2016)
Washington, DC | Senior Photo Editor

Smithsonian Channel (2014 - 2015)
Washington, DC | Associate Producer


Georgetown University (2020)
MBA | McDonough School of Business

Georgetown University (2006)
BA | English

Christy joined Sands Capital Ventures in 2020 as a Senior Associate. She identifies and evaluates investment opportunities in the technology sector. Prior to joining Sands, Christy was a film producer and photo editor with over ten years of experience creating content for television, film, print, and web. She has worked for Science Magazine and on television shows and documentaries for Smithsonian Channel, Travel Channel, National Geographic, and Animal Planet. Christy has also been a small business consultant advising small businesses on website design and marketing content. Christy received a BA in English from Georgetown University and a MBA from the Georgetown McDonough School of Business.

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