Claudia is interested in the intersection of food, sustainability and finance. She spent five years in quantitative investment management at Dimensional Fund Advisors, where her most recent role was Associate Portfolio Manager specializing in U.S. small and microcap equity strategies. She has held finance internships with companies along the food value chain, including Gold Leaf Farms and Hancock Natural Resources Group.
Claudia volunteered on a regenerative agriculture farm in Austin, TX, which led her to pursue a master’s degree in business to transition into agriculture and food investing. Today, in addition to her role as financial analyst at New Venture Advisors, Claudia is a Structuring Associate at Amp Americas, a developer of biogas operations.
Claudia received an MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in June 2022 with concentrations in Finance, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management. As a double Maroon, she also holds an B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago.