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Valentina A. Isakina is the Managing Director, Financial Institutions and Select HQ Operations. She leads growth and innovation strategies for the Ohio financial services sector - the 5th largest financial services in the US. She is passionate about innovation, out-of-the-box thinking and making a difference.
Prior to joining JobsOhio, Valentina served as senior advisor to Tony Blair, working with heads of state and private sector leaders on economic development initiatives around the world.
She also spent 20 years in financial services, including McKinsey & Co. and Bain & Co., focusing on strategy, financial services and private equity.
Valentina has an MBA from Cornell University, a MAS and BBA in risk management from Georgia State University. She holds a chartered financial analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of MENSA. She and her husband have three children aged 8, 5, and 2 and live in Dublin, Ohio.