As SVP Strategic Investments Jessica evaluates potential mission-aligned investments and oversees Strada's portfolio of mission-aligned investments and funds. Previously she led Product Strategy and Innovation, working with Strada Collaborative organizations to identify and create new products. Prior to Strada she held a variety of roles at Laureate Education including as chief product officer for Walden University and co-founder of an innovation group that incubated new business models to address the needs of working adult learners. Jessica started her career in investment banking at Morgan Stanley and also spent time building the yoga teacher training business at Yogaworks. She holds a BA from Brown University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.