Stephanie Vaughan is the CFO at Elixxir. Stephanie Vaughan is an experienced capital markets professional with a background encompassing blockchain, crowdfunding, venture capital, and investment banking.
She holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School and a BA in Quantitative Economics from the United States Naval Academy. A former captain in the United States Marine Corps, she served as communications and operations officer and held strategic roles assisting in re-designing the USMC Force and overseeing anti-terrorism efforts for U.S. Central Command in Afghanistan.
She served as director of capital markets and development at StreetShares, a marketplace lender focused on providing small business loans to veteran-owned companies funded by Institutional, Regulation A and Regulation D investors. At StreetShares she led all strategic initiatives for investor products. She also played a key role in raising the company’s $23 million Series B financing. Previously, she worked in venture debt for LunaCap Ventures and in investment banking with Houlihan Lokey.