Tara Falcone graduated from Yale in 2011 with a BA degree in Spanish and a premedical focus. She was a first-generation, low-income (FGLI) student, a member of Morse College, and treasurer and vice president of organization for the collegiate sorority Kappa Kappa Gamma.

After Yale, Falcone worked as an investment analyst at an event-driven, value-oriented hedge fund in New York City. In 2016, she founded ReisUP, a financial services company dedicated to increasing financial education and access for communities underserved by Wall Street. Her flagship online financial literacy program, LIT, currently serves students at colleges around the country, including Yale. She speaks and promotes financial wellness at companies and colleges nationwide, and has returned to campus to lead workshops on personal finance and budgeting.

Falcone, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERâ„¢ professional and CFA charterholder, co-chaired the 2018 Finance and Consulting Event 2018 sponsored by Careers, Life and Yale. She was appointed to the YAA Board of Governors in 2019 and is excited to continue serving students and alumni through this role.

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