• About RoAnn Costin

    The managing director of Wilderness Point Investments, RoAnn Costin has served on the boards of numerous public and private companies. An early investor and board member with Lululemon Athletica, she spent 10 years with the company before it went public. She also sits on the board of Sarah Flint International, a luxury online company whose high-profile clientele includes Halle Berry, Cindy Crawford, and Amal Clooney. RoAnn Costin served as a mentor and initial investor at Sarah Flint International, helping the brand transition from a presence in high-end department stores to exclusively online sales.

    Ms. Costin holds a bachelor of arts in government from Harvard University and a master of business administration from Stanford University. Outside of her professional responsibilities with Wilderness Point Financial, RoAnn Costin maintains several nonprofit affiliations. A member of the board of trustees and the finance committee for Stanford University, she also serves on the advisory council for the Stanford University School of Education and the board of overseers for the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. She is also a board member for the Center for Reproductive Rights and recently co-chaired the organization’s virtual fundraising event.

  • Education

    Stanford University

    MBA (1980-1981)


    Harvard University

    BA (1970-1974)


  • Professional Experience

    Wilderness Point Investments

    Jan 2005-Present

    Managing Director

    Putnam Companies

    Jan 1989-Jan 1992

    Senior Vice President, Investment Manager

    State Street Research and Management Inc.

    Jan 1981-Jan 1987

    Portfolio Manager
  • The Blog


    RoAnn Costin is an established presence in the Boston community who guides Wilderness Point Investments, LLC, and seeks out companies with significant market potential. Committed to a number of volunteer and charitable endeavors, RoAnn Costin supports the Emerald Necklace Conservancy. This...
    November 25, 2021 · Board Activity
    A graduate of Stanford University and Harvard University, RoAnn Costin is a successful leader in the finance industry. Serving as managing director of Wilderness Point Investments, she oversees investment activities at the private equity company. In addition, RoAnn Costin is affiliated with...
    The managing director of Wilderness Point Investments, RoAnn Costin invests in early and expansion-stage companies through her private equity business. Dedicated to sharing her business expertise, RoAnn Costin served on the board of directors of several retail companies, including Sarah Flint....