Marina is a Partner and the head of Next Street’s New York office. She has extensive experience in the financial sector and client advisory work. Marina manages a team of eight professionals in NY, driving business development and the execution of client engagements, including strategic, financial, and operational work with nonprofits, government agencies, and small to mid-sized businesses in the NY region. She has led work that has helped create new impact investing and community development business models as well as launched individual product and business lines.
Prior to joining Next Street, Marina spent six years in the investment bank at J.P. Morgan, covering Latin America. Her professional experience ranges from mergers and acquisition to equity and bond offerings for a wide variety of companies across sectors and countries in the region. Marina has a master’s in public policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a BS in international economics from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.