Ms. Kesha Cash brings a unique mix of experience from traditional finance, consulting and impact investing. Prior to Jalia Ventures, Kesha worked as a mergers and acquisitions analyst at a toptier investment bank for three years and then founded a consultancy that focused on business development and fundraising for innercity entrepreneurs. In 2009, she worked in London at Bridges Ventures, a leading UK community investment firm that delivers both financial returns and social/ environmental benefits. Kesha received her BA in Applied Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley and her MBA from Columbia Business School. While at Columbia, Kesha served as cochair for the Columbia Business School Bernstein Leadership and Ethics Board and received the 2010 Nathan Gantcher Prize for Social Enterprise. Kesha is also a member of the Columbia Advisory Committee on Social Responsible Investing and advises the Trustees on ethical and social issues that arise in the management of the investments in the University’s endowment.