Cody Nystrom is a Principal at SJF Ventures. She joined SJF in their Durham, North Carolina office in 2007. Cody serves as a board observer for Community Energy, Inc., a Philadelphia-based utility-scale solar developer and renewable energy credit marketer and previously served as a board observer for CleanScapes, a Seattle-based recycling, organics and waste services provider, before their successful exit in 2011. Additionally, Cody previously served or continues to serve on selection or advisory committees for Investors' Circle, Dominion Resources GreenTech Incubator, Commonwealth Energy Fund and the Venture Forward Mentoring program at the 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 environment fields. She worked on over a dozen M&A transactions and capital raising assignments totaling over $650 million in transaction value. Cody developed deep industry and project finance experience representing companies in the renewable energy space, specifically within the landfill gas, waste-to-energy and energy efficiency sectors.
Cody graduated summa cum laude from the University of Virginia with a BS in Systems and Information Engineering and a minor in Business.