Production and Operations Manager
Romana provides planning, production, and operations support. She has helped develop product, market, marketing, organisational, and investment strategies and written dozens of business plans for companies and non-profits seeking growth and investment. She worked with First Chicago to help set up one of the first Venture Capital funds in China; with Drexel Burnham Lambert as a financial analyst in the Mergers & Acquisitions Department in New York; and with the White House Domestic Policy Council and the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington D.C. on rural economic development with a focus on supporting new business creation. Romana led a strategic planning and facilitation initiative to integrate and streamline the rural development and assistance programs of multiple Federal agencies. She works with a variety of non-profits in the Boston area as a communications consultant and photographer. Romana received a Master in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government (KSG) and graduated from Harvard College. At KSG, she explored the topic of entrepreneurship in education and rural economic development, and helped teach non-profit accounting.