Paige Gonye, Founder & President

Paige Gonye, Founder & President

Paige currently works as an Associate at General Atlantic in the New York office. She focuses on investments in the Financial Services sector. 

Prior to joining GA, Paige worked as an Investment Banking Analyst in Morgan Stanley’s Global Industrials Group. She earned a B.A. in Public Policy from Stanford University where she graduated with honors.

Myrel Iturrey, President

Myrel Iturrey, President

Myrel currently works as an Associate at Insight Venture Partners where she focuses on both high-growth and mature software businesses. Prior to joining Insight, she was an Investment Banking analyst at Morgan Stanley in the Global Services group. Myrel graduated Magna cum Laude from Dartmouth College in 2015.


Myrel is actively involved in various non-profit initiatives related to her family's native Cuba, including serving as a Young Professional member of the Cuba Study Group. In her spare time, Myrel enjoys running along the West Side Highway and browsing New York City restaurant blogs for her next reservation.

Gina Puccinelli, Vice President

Gina Puccinelli, Vice President

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.

Danielle Cosentino, Communications Chair

Danielle Cosentino, Communications Chair

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.

Jasmine Azizi, Events Chair

Jasmine Azizi, Events Chair

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.
 

Cat Gorman, Marketing Chair

Cat Gorman, Marketing Chair

Cat currently works as a Private Equity Associate at Quad Partners in New York City. Prior to joining Quad, she worked as an Investment Banking analyst in the Diversified Industries group at J.P. Morgan.

Cat graduated from Hobart and William Smith Colleges in 2015 with a B.A. in Economics. During her time at HWS she was captain of the women’s varsity lacrosse team and spent a semester in Hong Kong as an exchange student.

Tanvi Gupta, Networking Chair

Tanvi Gupta, Networking Chair

Tanvi currently works as a Private Equity Associate at EQT Partners in New York, NY. Prior to joining EQT, Tanvi worked as an Investment Banking analyst in Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Mergers & Acquisitions Group in New York.

She received a B.A. in Economics-Mathematics with a Concentration in Business from Columbia University in 2014. In her spare time, Tanvi loves traveling, biking and exploring restaurants.

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.

Christa Choy

Christa Choy

Originally from Korea, Christa is currently a second year investment banking analyst in the Media Communications Group at Morgan Stanley. She graduated from Georgetown University with a double major in Physics and Fine Arts, and was part of the men’s rowing team as a coxswain throughout her academic career. In her spare time, Christa enjoys exploring restaurants and the NYC arts scene.

Diana Ding

Diana Ding

Diana currently works as a private equity associate at Apax Partners in New York. Prior to joining Apax, she worked as an Investment Banking analyst in Morgan Stanley's Global Power and Utilities Group. She graduated from Columbia University in 2015 with a B.A. in Financial Economics and concentration in Psychology. Diana hails from the Bay Area and is an avid runner and hot sauce enthusiast.

Bianca Jackson

Bianca Jackson

An avid running enthusiast, Bianca currently works as an Associate at Hellman & Friedman 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 races for the Dashing Whippets Running Team in NYC.

Grace Murphy

Grace Murphy

An art and dance enthusiast, Grace currently works as an Investment Banking analyst in the Real Estate Group at Goldman Sachs. Grace graduated from Princeton University with an A.B. in Economics in 2015 and is a 2+2 candidate at Harvard Business School. In her spare time, she enjoys going to museums, restaurants and Soul Cycle.

Natalie Urban

Natalie Urban

A Bay Area native, Natalie currently works in NYC as an Associate at BBH Capital Partners, the private equity arm of Brown Brothers Harriman & Co, where she joined as an Analyst in 2015. Natalie graduated from Stanford University in 2015 with a B.S. in Environmental Engineering and was also a member of the Stanford Varsity Sailing Team. Outside of work, Natalie is an avid runner, skier, and cylist, and remains passionate about environmental issues and sustainability.