A Wharton School alumna, Natasha has spent her entire career in the financial services field. She has worked both for established players such as Merrill Lynch and Royal Bank of Canada, and the new generation of financial technology startups, most recently Prosper Marketplace and Plum Lending. As such, Natasha brings to the table a deep understanding of traditional finance career paths as well as startup experiences.
While at Wharton Natasha was selected to be a Wharton admissions fellow, a demanding role for which she underwent rigorous training on what the admissions committee values the most in applicants. As an admissions fellow Natasha evaluated many MBA application packages and interviewed dozens of candidates.
Additionally, having grown up in Latvia and arrived in the U.S. as an international student, Natasha can be a resource on navigating cultural immersion, work visa sponsorship, as well as offer advice on how to best frame one’s international experience.
Natasha holds an MBA from Wharton and a B.A. from the University of Chicago.