Ruchi is responsible for reviewing and tracking grant budgets, analyzing financial information, and monitoring trends related to overall grantmaking activity. Prior to joining Arnold Ventures, Ruchi worked in the Corporate & Investment Banking division at Citi in New York City and Houston, where she provided financial and strategic advice to clients in the media and energy industries. In her role at Citi, she was responsible for financial modeling and analysis, coordinating projects, and preparing client deliverables in relation to mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions.
Ruchi’s other prior experience includes business development for an alternative investment start-up along with model risk management, capital planning, and stress testing for BBVA, where she began her career. She also serves as a mentor to start-up founders through WeWork Labs.
Ruchi holds a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School and a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from University of Texas.