🇺🇸 Arlington, Virginia, USA
Laura Hill is the Head of Corporate Operations at EquiFi PBC, a specialty finance company in the home equity sharing space that is displacing the use of debt with equity co-investments in owner-occupied homes. She believes in creating a path to wealth through homeownership for traditionally underserved segments of the population. Ms. Hill started out her career at the United Nations, Peacekeeping Missions, Field Budget and Finance in New York City, where she supported the preparation of the $1.7B budget proposal for the Darfur operation. She then joined the Inter-American Development Bank Integration and Trade Department, where she focused on trade agreements data analysis of the annual $350T export/import transactions of goods between US and Latin America. Subsequently, she joined PwC, where she worked for 5+ years, as a management consultant specialized in consumer lending, working with clients such as SoFi, LendingClub, and Prosper. She was consistently rated an outstanding performer and won several awards, in recognition of her thought leadership contributions to the practice. Ms. Hill received her bachelor’s degree in International Economics from Università Luigi Bocconi in Milan, the premier Italian business school. In addition, she obtained her master’s degree in Finance from University of Buckingham, England and she holds a PMP® certification. She is a coach, advisor and anchor of the CONNECTpreneur community and serves several local non-profits in a board member capacity, including the Women Impact Investing Network and the Rotary Club of Arlington.