VC at Amity Ventures
New York, NY
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Apr 2020 - Sep 2021
Director, Business Development & Strategic Partnerships
Atom is a venture-backed FinTech startup building the next-generation investment research platform. Our mission is to empower all investors to make informed decisions by democratizing access to institutional-quality resources. Focusing on all things BD and strategy including partnerships, monetization, product development, go-to-market, and public relations.
Sep 2018 - Apr 2020
Corporate Development & Partnerships
goPuff is an emerging retail startup focused on delivering thousands of convenience goods to your door in under 30 minutes. Joined goPuff as its first corporate development hire responsible for identifying and executing initiatives to help accelerate growth, expand business lines, and address strategic product and operational priorities.
Feb 2019 - Jun 2019
Business Strategy & Operations
Joined the Operations team for a four-month project to develop a reorganization structure and strategy for a 500+ person Field Ops team including implementing a regionalized management structure and revising field-level KPIs aimed to increase service levels and better measure individual performance.
2015 - 2018
Business Development & Strategic Partnerships
Uber Visa Card: Provided strategic product guidance and subsequently structured, negotiated and closed commercial agreements with Barclays and Visa to launch Uber’s general purpose consumer credit card. Data Partnerships: Sourced, negotiated and managed data licensing deals with suppliers to bolster Uber's in-house Mapping and Marketplace initiatives, as well as select strategic data licensing initiatives for the Business Platform, Public Policy, and Uber Eats teams. Vehicle Solutions (WAV): Orchestrated a cross-functional effort to contract with and launch a nationally scalable program for Uber's Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV) product via a strategic partnership with MV Transportation. Commuter Benefits: Worked alongside Operations, Product, Legal and Policy to develop a compliant product strategy and execute deals with dozens of commuter benefits providers. CPG / Marketing: Negotiated and executed strategic marketing partnerships with large CPG brands such as Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Hershey’s and Tostitos, as well as CSR-focused initiatives with alcohol brands including Diageo, Beam Suntory, and Heineken.
2013 - 2015
Berkshire Global Advisors
Lead Analyst on various sell-side and buy-side M&A transactions and strategic advisory assignments for financial institutions, including asset managers, broker-dealers, banks, and insurance companies. Responsibilities included extensive financial modeling and valuation analysis, development of sell-side marketing materials, target identification and outreach, and transaction marketing.
2009 - 2013
Columbia University in the City of New York
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Political Science
2005 - 2009
Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton