RICHMOND, VA/BALTIMORE, MD – June 10, 2021 – Matrix is pleased to announce that Amanda Verner Thompson and Vasanta Pundarika have been named to ABF Journal’s 2021 Top Women in Asset-Based Lending. Female professionals from multiple disciplines including, strategic advisors, lenders, private equity, accounting and legal were included in this distinguished list of recipients and featured in ABF Journal’s inaugural 2021 DE&I issue.

The list includes profiles on more than 50 of the most influential and innovative women in the industry. The first class of honorees are professionals who have shaped and will continue to shape the ABL world.

Ms. Thompson and Ms. Pundarika serve as Co-Heads of Matrix’s Healthcare Investment Banking Group and are responsible for new client engagement and transaction management, provide leadership and support for the professional development of the group, as well as drive Matrix’s expansion into the broader healthcare industry.

The group provides merger and acquisition, corporate advisory and financial advisory services to companies in a variety of healthcare sub-sectors, including hospitals and healthcare systems, academic medical centers, behavioral health organizations, managed care companies, telemedicine service providers, as well as companies providing outpatient and ambulatory care, long-term care, home health and post-acute care, physician practices, and other ancillary services, including labs, diagnostics, imaging and dialysis.