Village Capital’s team works across three continents to support entrepreneurs, with our headquarters in Washington, DC and offices in San Francisco, Mexico City, Nairobi, and Bangalore.


Ross Baird President
Joseph Steig Senior Advisor
Allie Burns Managing Director
Victoria Fram Managing Director
Hallie Noble Sector Manager, Fintech
Rob Tashima Director, VilCap Innovations
Deepak Menon Regional Director, Emerging Markets
Tina Nyamache Africa Operations Associate
Rachel Crawford Innovation Manager, Emerging Markets
Branden Houser Human Capital Manager
Marissa Lowman Education Practice Lead
Andrew Hobbs Manager, Product & Technology Strategy
Marcia Chong Investment Analyst
Perry Nunes Manager, South Asia Programs
Dahlia Joseph Logistics Coordinator
Daniel Cossío Senior Associate, Latin America
Heather Strachan Matranga Manager, New Initiatives
Stephen Wemple Investment Analyst
Adedana Ashebir Regional Manager, Africa
Dustin Shay Director, Partnerships
Rafael Hernández FinTech Associate, Latin America
Apoorv Karmakar Director, Finance & Operations
Husein M. Merchant Senior Analyst
Ebony Pope Director, US Ventures
Emily Edwards Senior Associate, VilCap Communities
Joslin Jose Investment Analyst
Alex Arrivillaga Manager, US Ventures - Agriculture
Sergio Zúñiga Regional Manager, Latin America
Ben Younkman Manager, VilCap Innovations
Inder Takhar Investment Analyst
Ben Wrobel Marketing Manager
Varun Pawar Associate, Strategy & Partnerships, India
Lewam Kefela Investment Analyst
Peter Lundquist Head of Product
Allyson Plosko Sector Manager, Health
Dahler Battle Sourcing Associate, US Ventures
Paul Nyandika Investment Analyst, Africa
Rachel Schwartz Finance and Business Development Associate


Bryce Butler Access Ventures
Ross Baird Village Capital Group
James Lee Sorenson Sorenson Capital
Kelly Michel Potencia Ventures
Donna Byrd at The Washington Post
Graham Macmillan Ford Foundation