Victoria has had a varied career in early stage venture capital, private equity fund-of-funds, entrepreneur support and training, and international development. Since 2012, Victoria has been a Co-Founder at Village Capital and is Managing Director of VilCap Investments, a seed-stage investment fund. VilCap Investments invests in companies that are addressing the world’s greatest social and environmental challenges. As the founding fund manager, Victoria is responsible for all fund functions including structuring investments and fund strategy, providing portfolio support, investor relations and reporting, and fund administration. Prior to Village Capital, while in business school, Victoria was on the Program Related Investments team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; previously she was an Investment Associate at Metropolitan, a real estate focused private equity fund-of-funds acquired by Carlyle.
Victoria started her career as an Insight Fellow, living and working in China, the Netherlands, Kenya, and Uganda designing and implementing projects focused on international development and conflict resolution. She also later lived in Tanzania while acting as an interim advisor to MatchMaker Associates, an agricultural financing fund.
Victoria attended Stanford University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations with a minor in Mandarin, and later returned to earn an MBA at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, where she also received a certificate in Public Management. Victoria sits on various corporate and nonprofit boards, including Pear Deck and Coupa Foundation. She is a Kauffman Fellow, and an independent investment committee member for Stanford GSB’s Student Impact Fund and advisor to Gray Matters Capital coLABS. Originally from Colorado, she now lives in San Francisco with her husband and three-year-old son.