Maria is an experienced investment professional with a passion for people and entrepreneurship that led her to join the team in launching Vera in 2021. She continues to manage the operations, fundraising, and deployment of the fintech funds. Previously, Maria was on the investing team at General Atlantic where she helped source and diligence high-growth technology companies. She graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.B.A. in Finance and Spanish, magna cum laude. She remains involved in mentoring students at her alma mater as a board member of the Notre Dame Venture Capital Club, and is also a proud Girls Who Invest alumna.