Kayla Kavanaugh
Analyst, Grand Ventures

Kayla is currently an analyst at Grand Ventures based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She recently graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a double major in Economics & Strategy and Political Science. Kayla is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, and feels passionate about supporting business growth in the Midwest.

Prior to joining Grand Ventures, Kayla spent a summer in Detroit as an intern with Venture for America, which exposed her to Michigan’s rapidly evolving startup ecosystem and sparked her interest in venture capital. She also participated in the Associate internship program with Capital Innovators, which is consistently ranked as one of the top seed-stage startup accelerators in the country.