RENEW Strategies

Emily Ziethen Director of Operations & Business Development

Emily Ziethen Director of Operations & Business Development

Emily directs operational management, monitoring and evaluation of RENEW’s investments, external financial reporting of investments and development projects, as well as business development and external stakeholder relationships. Prior to joining RENEW, Emily worked as a fund accountant for Greenspring Associates, a growth-stage venture capital firm, where she was responsible for the financial reporting, communications and management of multiple funds. Previously, Emily was an intern for the U.S. Department of Commerce, where she supported the business development efforts of the U.S. Commercial Service international trade specialists. She has lived abroad in France and has traveled throughout Europe and Africa, which has given her an appreciation for the diverse international community.

Emily graduated summa cum laude from Loyola University Chicago in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in international studies, a bachelor's degree in French language and literature and a minor in economics. She is currently pursuing her MBA at The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.