Victoria Sassine has worked in strategic financial and operation management positions in a variety of industries, including biotechnology (BiogenIdec), consumer products (Phillip Morris, Kraft Foods) and petrochemical (Royal Dutch Shell Oil). She started her career as an auditor for Touche Ross, LLP. Currently, Victoria is an Independent Mutual Fund Trustee for Affiliated Management Group (NYSE: AMG), with AUM of $400B. She also serves as an Advisory Board Member for several growing privately held firms.
Victoria's academic experience includes curriculum development and teaching Graduate Level (M.B.A) Corporate Finance, Financial Statement Analysis, and Entrepreneurial Finance. She has also designed and launched several successful Babson Executive Education programs, both in Finance and Entrepreneurship.
Victoria is a member for the Babson Team for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program. Launched in 2008, this program serves as a vehicle to job creation by providing access to business education and financial capital for growing entrepreneurial firms.
Victoria serves on the board of several non-profit organizations, including the Center of Women and Enterprise, one of the largest regional women’s business centers in the United States. She is a founding member of Guard Support, an organization that funds private businesses owned by former Massachusetts National Guardsmen. Her philanthropic interests focus on entrepreneurship and women economic empowerment.
Victoria has a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration in Accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant.