Kayla recently graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a double major in Economics & Strategy and Political Science. She is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, and feels passionately about supporting business growth in the Midwest.
Prior to joining Grand Ventures, Kayla spent a summer in Detroit as an intern with Venture for America, which exposed her to Michigan’s rapidly evolving startup ecosystem. Kayla also participated in the Associate internship program with Capital Innovators, which is consistently ranked as one of the top seed-stage startup accelerators in the country. She is currently part of the MVCA Venture Fellows Program.