Cody Nystrom

Board Director

Cody Nystrom is a Managing Director at SJF Ventures. She joined SJF in the Durham, North Carolina office in 2007. Cody represents SJF on the boards of Validic (mobile health data platform), Fit4D (medical adherence solutions for chronic conditions), Versify Solutions (business analytics for utilities and power producers), Community Energy, Inc. (utility-scale solar developer and renewable energy credit marketer) and Vital Farms (national provider of pasture-raised eggs and poultry products). She previously led the investment in CleanScapes (waste and recycling services provider) before its successful exit in 2011 to Recology. Additionally, Cody serves on advising committees for Lighthouse Labs, Commonwealth Energy Fund, Virginia Solar Development Authority and the Venture Forward mentoring group at University of Virginia.

Cody was previously at Ewing Bemiss & Co., an investment bank based in Richmond, Virginia that provides M&A and other financial advisory services to middle-market companies, primarily in the energy and healthcare services sectors. Cody graduated summa cum laude from the University of Virginia with a BS in Systems and Information Engineering and a minor in Business.

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