The Founder

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Stacey M. Wernick is the founder and CEO of VCEssence LLC.  She spent the first part of her career working with entrepreneurial companies.  Specifically she provided financial advisory services to entrepreneurs, including valuation analyses, take-out financing, turn-around work, and general financial health advisory work.  Prior to that, she worked at major financial institutions where she marketed, structured and administered credit and non-credit services to a largely entrepreneurial client base diverse in size and type.  Stacey received a BA with distinction from Indiana University and an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.  She is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honorary society.