Prior to Tuck, she worked with the transaction advisory practices of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Nigeria and Ernst & Young (EY) Ireland where she led and supported engagements such as strategic performance analysis, financial due diligence as well as independent business reviews, spanning across West Africa and Europe. Her academic and professional experiences have driven her interest in supporting the deployment of investments needed to grow and scale businesses. Over the summer, she will be interning with the Investment Banking division of Morgan Stanley. Outside of TSVF, Titi is a Finance Club Co-Chair, Tuck Entrepreneurship Lab Fellow and Tuck Diversity Conference Co-Chair. Titi is from Nigeria, where she grew up and received her B.Sc. in Accounting as well as her Chartered Accountancy (ACA) qualification. In her free time, she enjoys travelling, nature photography and cooking. She is also passionate about the development of young talents and volunteers for educational causes.
Graeme came to Tuck with the desire to support companies and initiatives bettering the world. Prior to Tuck, he was a Senior Associate at Summit Partners where he worked on transactions and portfolio management initiatives across industries including consumer, healthcare, technology, industrials, entertainment, and energy. His experience in the energy space sparked a deep interest in the technologies enabling climate change mitigation and adaptation. Graeme won the MBA Impact Investing (MIINT) competition at Tuck and was a semifinalist at the international MIINT competition alongside his team. He will spend his MBA summer at Advantage Capital, an impact-focused fund investing in economically underserved areas. Graeme graduated from Williams College with degrees in Economics and Psychology. At Williams he worked at an early-stage venture capital fund-of-fund an outsourced venture services firm, and a local deli. Graeme has been volunteering with nonprofits focused on improving quality of life for developmentally disabled children and young adults for over a decade, and enjoys mountain biking, camping, snowboarding, and anything else that gets him outside.
Prior to Tuck, Caroline worked at the Williams College Investment Office managing and investing the school’s endowment. She supported the investment team in the selection, evaluation, and monitoring of investment managers across asset classes. Caroline holds a B.A. degree from Williams College in Mathematics and Art History. This summer, she will be interning in Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley. Outside of TSVF, Caroline is a co-chair of the Squash Club, PEVC Club, and Women in Business Conference. In her free time, she enjoys playing squash and tennis, running, skiing, and cheering on the Buffalo Bills.
Sean joined Tuck to dive deeper into nonprofit management and social impact, particularly within the youth and education sector. With TSVF, Sean aims to apply his passion for growing and evaluating impact to venture funding. Before Tuck, Sean worked with Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco, where he managed a team, budget, and operations for a local chapter of the nonprofit. Sean has middle school teaching experience with Teach For America in Chicago’s West Englewood neighborhood as well as fundraising and higher education consulting experience through The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB). This summer, Sean will intern with The Bridgespan Group, a social-impact consulting firm that supports mission-driven organizations, impact investors, and philanthropists. Currently, Sean is a Tuck Admissions Associate, a member of The Consortium, and a Workplace Inclusion Fellow. Sean holds a B.A. from Boston College, where he double majored in Psychology and English. Beyond work and school, Sean loves being in nature, searching for good music, and supporting Washington, D.C.’s lackluster sports teams.
Charlotte came to Tuck with the desire to drive impact in early-stage companies who were bettering the world through business. Prior to Tuck, she worked at a VC-backed food-tech startup as an operator supporting the expansion of the corporate catering business line and co-leading a pivot into food delivery & logistics at the onset of COVID-19. While her interest in impact stems from her undergraduate experience leading student engagement and fundraising efforts for childhood cancer, Charlotte was able to experience the impact a startup can have by facilitating meal deliveries to some of the most vulnerable populations during the pandemic. Most notably, she co-led the onsite operations that supported the delivery of 90,000 meals four times weekly throughout the five boroughs of New York during the summer of 2020. Charlotte double majored in marketing and business management with minors in both international business and sales from the University of Delaware. Outside of TSVF, she is Co-Chair of the Entrepreneurship Club and a tripod captain. In her free time, Charlotte enjoys running, skiing, reading, and cooking.
Prior to Tuck, Claire worked for five years as an engineer in the energy sector, focused on decarbonization technology development, climate policy, and environmental performance in conventional oil and gas and oilsands mining. After co-founding a climate tech start-up, she learned firsthand the importance of venture capital and impact investing. She came to Tuck to explore her interests in enabling an equitable energy transition through the deployment of technologies and infrastructure in frontier markets. Claire holds a B.Sc. from McGill University in biochemistry and mathematics, and a M.Sc. in chemical and petroleum engineering. Outside of TSVF, she is a Fellow at the Revers Center for Energy, Sustainability and Innovation, MHWI co-chair, LIFT co-chair, and Tuck Mentor to Dartmouth undergrads. This summer, Claire will be interning at Bain & Company. In her free time, Claire is a fusion food enthusiast and enjoys skiing, snowshoeing, and exploring the Upper Valley with her dogs.
Before returning to school, Gillian was the first hire and Head of Marketing at Realworld, a seed-stage startup simplifying adulthood for the next generation. In addition to working for a mission-driven, female-founded company, Gillian’s interest in impact also stems from her work in the non-profit sector as Co-Chair of the Emerging Leaders Council at Bottomless Closet, an NYC-based organization helping women re-enter the workforce after experience with homelessness, domestic violence, and addiction. Outside of TSVF, Gillian is Co-Chair of the Tuck Wine Club and is a Forté fellow. Gillian holds a BA in Anthropology from Colby College and in her free time enjoys trying new restaurants in the Upper Valley, playing tennis, and skiing.
Ben is an MBA/MPA dual degree student at Tuck and the Harvard Kennedy School. He started his career as a consultant, largely focusing on organizational design, process improvement, and pricing strategy. As his company transitioned into a software development firm, Ben spent a year helping them expand into the US, before returning to the UK to support a successful $59M growth equity raise and take on a role in internal strategy and investor relations. Wanting to return to the public sector work he found impactful, he then spent two years leading the development and launch of a new international innovation unit for the National Health Service. During the same time, he enjoyed having various pro bono positions, including as a tutor, mentor for a tech-for-good accelerator program, and the Chair of a hospital school. Prior to Tuck, he was a Principal at Alchemmy Consulting, where he led the Growth Strategy practice. Outside TSVF, Ben is Co-Chair of the Europe Business Club and the Tuck Mental Health and Wellness Initiative, and co-host of the podcast ‘If You Knew Me’. He holds a MA in Biological Sciences from Oxford University. Originally from (Old) England, Ben loves hiking, beer, painting, and writing bad poetry.
Prior to Tuck, Seamus worked for five years constructing and managing portfolios for families and entrepreneurs. At both Goldman Sachs and UBS, Seamus invested across every asset class to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns to clients. In the middle of his tenure, he had the opportunity to help lead a re-build of his team’s business as the team transitioned between these two firms. His experience in helping to manage a $6bn aggregate portfolio made clear to him the impact that capital can have in the way our society conducts business. With this experience in mind, Seamus came to Tuck with the desire to help innovate the way our economy interacts with the environment, specifically as this interaction pertains to our food and agricultural systems. He is a captain of the Tuck Hockey Team, a member of the Food/Agriculture Club, and Center for PE/VC as well. Seamus holds a BA in Economics from Hamilton College, with additional focuses in Environmental and Classical Studies. Outside of TSVF, Seamus loves to relive his hockey-playing days in local rec leagues, explore the outdoors on his bike and skis, and read as much as possible.
James was a professional track athlete and entrepreneur prior to Tuck. Representing the shoe company Saucony, he was ranked 8th in the US and 53rd in the world in the 1500m. During this time, he also cofounded a company in the running space called Recover Athletics, an injury prevention app. He helped raise their pre-seed round, brought in key advisors to their board, and lead partnerships for two years. Recover Athletics was acquired by Strava in 2022. James holds a B.A. in History from Yale University and is passionate about the intersection of public policy, private investment, and social change. He will be spending his summer as an investment banking summer associate at the Sustainable and Impact Banking group at Barclays in New York. Outside of TSVF, James is a co-head of Finance Club, a member of the Tuck Student Initiative for Decarbonization, a fellow for the Revers Center for Energy, Sustainability and Innovation, and a volunteer assistant coach for the Dartmouth Track & Field DI program. In his free time, James enjoys listening to and playing music, reading, and any sort of aerobic activity.
Hannah Payson is the associate director for the Center for Business, Government & Society at Tuck, where she works across all Center programs in collaboration with many internal and external partners. Hannah has extensive experience in corporate responsibility and community engagement.
For 10 years, Hannah worked at Lloyd’s of London in the U.K. managing its award-winning Community Programme and expanding its corporate social responsibility efforts with a focus on environmental sustainability, ethics and values, diversity, and global reach. Prior to that, she worked for an education-focused nonprofit and in community investing for a German investment bank.
Hannah moved to the Upper Valley in 2014 with her husband and two boys. An avid horseback rider, she can also be found volunteering at High Horses, a therapeutic riding program in Sharon, where she serves on the board of directors.
Ramon Lecuona is an assistant professor of business administration in Tuck’s strategy group. He earned his PhD in business administration at the London Business School and a Masters of Public Policy at Harvard University. Before joining Tuck, he was part of the faculty at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Prior to that, Ramon served as a staff member of the Office of the President of Mexico for more than seven years. His academic research is focused on the design of organizational structures that make firms more productive and innovative, and he has specific expertise in the field of mobile communications and the offshoring of production facilities to emerging markets. In addition to his academic work, Professor Lecuona has been part of the founding team of multiple start-ups and serves as an adviser for senior leaders of multinational companies and governmental agencies. He teaches Tuck’s core strategy course.
Curtis R. Welling D'71, T'77 is a clinical professor of business who teaches courses at the intersection on business, society and government. Prior to Tuck Professor Welling served as the president and chief executive officer of AmeriCares for 11 years, guiding the organization in delivering $9 billion in medicines and supplies around the world. Prior to AmeriCares Professor Welling worked in the investment banking and securities industries for 25 years.
Professor Welling teaches classes on Impact Investing, Social Entrepreneurship, Business and Society.