Yesenia is a Principal at Occam Advisors where she works with clients to identify, build, and support relationships with early stage companies in strategic regions around the world. She leads diligence strategies on behalf of clients' including early stage direct venture investments and fund investments in the US and LATAM. Yesenia’s expertise also includes cultivating relationships with partners and co-investors in key regions to build pipeline opportunities for clients. As a serial entrepreneur who has founded multiple companies in the food and beverage sector, she is passionate about supporting underserved and underrepresented entrepreneurs with environmental and social missions. Yesenia is a graduate of Willamette University and received her masters in environmental management from Yale University's School of the Environment.