An MBA graduate from The Wharton School, Marina served as an Admissions Fellow, assessing applicants for admission to the full-time MBA program. She founded an online retail startup company, reinventing the shopping experience for home décor. Additionally, she previously worked in corporate strategy, consulting, and competitive intelligence, serving media, education, and pharma clients at Bainbridge, Inc.; and worked in international revenue strategy at Dow Jones with The Wall Street Journal. Prior to Wharton, Marina co-founded and ran Olympia Consulting Group, providing marketing strategy for growth-stage retail, media, and hospitality businesses. She earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of California-San Diego in International Studies and Russian Literature.