Marina Linhart

CEO

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Marina is the CEO at Next Street. She joined the firm in 2014 as a Managing Associate. Since then she has led over 100 client engagements, doubled the team in New York, designed new small business programs in multiple languages, reset the firm strategy, and launched a new business line. Marina has deep strategic and financial expertise that spans the firm’s diverse client work, and she particularly enjoys leading the occasional workshop for small business owners.

Prior to joining Next Street, Marina was with J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. in the investment bank, where she most recently led debt capital markets transactions for financial institutions in Latin America. She started her career in mergers and acquisitions. Marina is a first generation American with a Bachelor of Science from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a Master’s in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School.

On working at Next Street

“I came to Next Street to work with smart, talented colleagues that wake up every day determined to make a difference. The work we do matters – I know because I lead a small business – and if we can build a better future, new leaders will be able to do even more.”

Outside of Next Street

Marina has two young boys at home and spends most of her free time in parks, playgrounds, and pools, rediscovering the world through the eyes of a toddler.

Get to know Marina

  • Foreign languages: Spanish, Portuguese
  • President of the Board for City Hall Tower Corporation