Alicia joined the HIVE Seed Fund in June 2016. Most recently, Alicia was an institutional investment analyst at Morgan Stanley Graystone Consulting with one of the most renowned and innovative teams in the industry. She worked on a team that oversaw $6.5 billion in assets across several high-profile institutions and family offices. She was a lead financial analyst, managing responsibilities and workflow for the analyst team. Her responsibilities included portfolio construction and implementation, investment manager due diligence, and performance reporting. Alicia also served as a relationship manager for a multi-million dollar foundation, where she sourced and evaluated investments that delivered competitive financial returns, while promoting positive environmental and social impact. She also analyzed investments across asset classes from public equities and bond managers, to private equity and venture capital. Alicia started her career at Merrill Lynch.
In addition to US-based positions with UBS and Merrill Lynch, she spent eight months in Europe where she acquired work experience with an international event logistics startup in Paris, France and with the global finance firm IG Group, in London, England. Alicia graduated magna cum laude from DePaul University in Finance and International Business.