Sandy Koerner has been with Alpina Capital since 2007, aiding the firm’s bankers with due diligence support. She also maintains the firm’s proprietary transaction databases and provides industry analysis from both an equity market and private transaction perspective. Ms. Koerner has 20 years of design, marketing, and teaching experience in the apparel industry. She worked at Saks Fifth Avenue in both buying and planning offices. As a planning director in the accessories division, Ms. Koerner oversaw businesses worth a total of more than $250 million. She also taught business courses at F.I.T., a division of State University of New York. Ms. Koerner has a Masters of Business Administration degree from New York University (1986) and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Washington University in 1979. She holds her Series 7, 63 and 24 licenses.