Emily Calkins

Emily Calkins

Emily is currently a student at Stanford Graduate School of Business. She previously worked as an Associate at Mainsail Partners in San Francisco, where she focused on investments into bootstrapped, high-growth, vertical SaaS businesses. Prior to joining Mainsail, Emily was an Investment Banking analyst at Credit Suisse in New York and executed a number of pre-IPO equity capital raises in the B2B and B2C software sector. Emily graduated with Honors Distinction from Williams College, where she earned a B.A. in both English and Political Science, minoring in Leadership Studies.

Jio Park

Jio Park

Jio is currently a student at Stanford Graduate School of Business. She was previously a Private Equity Associate at Thoma Bravo in San Francisco, where she focused on investments in the Technology sector.  Prior to joining Thoma Bravo, she worked as an Investment Banking Analyst in the Financial Sponsors group at UBS in New York. Jio graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University with a B.A. in Economics. 

Olivia Sayvetz

Olivia Sayvetz

Olivia is currently a student at Stanford Graduate School of Business. She previously worked as an Associate at Golden Gate Capital where she focused on businesses in the software and businesses services industries. Prior to joining GGC, she was an Investment Banking analyst at Morgan Stanley in the Chicago office, where she focused on M&A in the Industrials and TMT groups. Olivia graduated Summa cum Laude from Princeton University in 2015, with a degree in public policy from the Woodrow Wilson School, and is originally from Seattle, Washington.

Anna Ike

Anna Ike

Anna is currently a student at Harvard Business School. She previously was an Associate at HGGC in Palo Alto, CA. Prior to joining HGGC, Anna was an Analyst on the Healthcare Investment Banking team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in San Francisco, CA. She began her career in Leveraged Finance. Anna graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with an A.B. in Economics and Hispanic Studies from Davidson College in 2014.

Sarena Ahmad

Sarena Ahmad

Sarena is currently a student at Stanford Graduate School of Business. She was previously a member of Cisco Investments, Cisco’s Corporate Venture Capital arm, where she focused on the data center and storage space. Previously, she was an investment banking analyst in Deutsche Bank’s Industrials Group in New York. Sarena holds a B.A. from Wellesley College. 

Fei Chen

Fei Chen

Fei currently works as a Private Equity Associate at TPG Capital in San Francisco. Prior to joining TPG, Fei worked as a Private Equity Associate at Altaris Capital Partners and as an Investment Banking Analyst at Jefferies in New York. She received a B.A. in Public Policy from Duke University in 2013.

Gina Puccinelli

Gina Puccinelli

A New York City native and a lover of dumplings, Gina currently works as an Associate in the Private Capital group at MSD Partners, L.P. Prior to joining MSD, Gina was an Investment Banking analyst at Goldman Sachs in the Global Natural Resources group. Gina graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Environmental Studies with a focus in Environmental Economics from Middlebury College in 2015.

In her spare time, Gina enjoys trying new restaurants with her friends and family and spending quality time with her one love, her dog, Moo.

Jasmine Azizi

Jasmine Azizi

Jasmine currently works as a private equity associate at Advent International.  Prior to joining Advent, she worked as an investment banking analyst in the M&A and Restructuring at Greenhill & Co. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 2014 with a B.A. in Economics and International Relations and raced for Penn’s Varsity Women’s Rowing Team as a coxswain for four years.

Laura Chen

Laura Chen

Laura currently works as an associate at General Atlantic focusing on investments in Financial Services. Prior to joining GA in 2016, she worked as an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley in the Financial Institutions Group. Laura grew up in Shenzhen, China and spent several years living in Shanghai and Vancouver as well. She earned a B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College where she graduated magna cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

In her spare time, Laura enjoys practicing hot yoga and going on hikes.

Danielle Cosentino

Danielle Cosentino

Originally from New Jersey, Danielle currently works as a private equity associate at Advent International. Danielle was previously an Investment Banking analyst in Morgan Stanley’s Healthcare Group. Danielle graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Financial Economics from Columbia University, where she played four years of varsity field hockey.

In her spare time, Danielle studies yoga and experiments with new sous-vide and modernist cooking recipes.

Mia Hopper

Mia Hopper

Mia currently works as an Associate at New Mountain Capital. Prior to joining New Mountain, she was an Investment Banking analyst at Morgan Stanley in the Global Power & Utilities Group. Mia graduated Cum Laude from Duke University in 2015, with a B.A. in Political Science and a Certificate in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics.

In her spare time, Mia enjoys spending time with her family and friends, trying new restaurants, and traveling.

Bianca Jackson

Bianca Jackson

Bianca Jackson is currently a student at Stanford Graduate School of Business. She previously worked as an Associate at Hellman & Friedman and an Investment Banking Analyst at Morgan Stanley, both in New York. She graduated from Dartmouth College in 2015 with a B.A. in Engineering Sciences modified with Economics.

Bianca raced for Dartmouth’s Varsity Women’s Rowing Team as a coxswain throughout her four years at the College, and formerly represented Team USA at synchronized skating competitions throughout Western Europe and Scandinavia. She now likes to spend her free time racing marathons and skiing the backcountry.

Grace Murphy

Grace Murphy

Grace currently works as a Private Equity Associate at TowerBrook Capital Partners in New York. Prior to joining TowerBrook, she worked as an Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs. Grace graduated from Princeton University with an A.B. in Economics and is a 2+2 candidate at Harvard Business School.

In her spare time, she goes to SoulCycle and Physique57 and is involved in the New York City Ballet, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum and Paul Taylor Dance Company.

Lauren Schumaker

Lauren Schumaker

A native New Yorker, Lauren is currently a private equity associate in Goldman Sachs' Merchant Banking Division. She focuses on investments in the Industrials sector. Lauren was previously an Investment Banking analyst at Goldman Sachs in the Middle Market Group within Leveraged Finance. Lauren earned a B.A. in Economics with a minor in Mathematics from University of Pennsylvania, where she graduated with honors.

In her spare time, Lauren loves to stay active and can often be found running, dancing, or practicing pilates.

Luisa Sucre

Luisa Sucre

Born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, Luisa Sucre currently works as an Associate at Revolution Growth where she focuses on high growth and tech-enabled businesses across various sectors. Prior to joining Revolution, Luisa was an Investment Analyst at GCM Grosvenor on the Private Markets team based in New York City. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 2015 with a B.A. in Politics, Philosophy and Economics.

Luisa is part of the Venture Challenge Committee for the Vinetta Project DC Chapter and serves on the Coaching Committee for MAVA’s TechBUZZ.