Chief Executive Officer
Maryanne is the Chief Executive Officer of Y Analytics, where she leads the organization in its strategy, development, and growth. Previously, Maryanne spent 20 years at McKinsey and Company, where she was a Senior Partner. Among her several leadership roles, Maryanne co-founded McKinsey’s K-12 education practice in the U.S. and served several poverty alleviation non-profits, including CARE. Maryanne holds a BA with Honors and an MA in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia, and a JD magna cum laude from Harvard Law School.
Greg is the Chief Economist at Y Analytics, where he determines research direction and oversees the development and implementation of impact underwriting and assessment methodologies. Greg also serves as an Assistant Professor at the London School of Economics, where his research combines economic theory, field experiments, and modern statistical analysis to understand how economic development works and how it can be improved. His research has been focused on less developed countries and centers on how to build evidence for more effective decision making, entrepreneurship, access to health and finance, and how firms function. Greg earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he studied with Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee. Prior to that he worked in private equity and finance at Centre Partners Management LLC and Morgan Stanley. He graduated from Princeton University summa cum laude in Economics, where he studied with Angus Deaton.
Managing Director, Client Service & Product Development
David is the Managing Director of Client Service & Product Development, where he is responsible for client development and engagement, as well as growth of product and services offerings for Y Analytics. Prior to joining Y Analytics, David was a Partner at McKinsey & Company, most recently serving as the Managing Partner of the firm’s Atlanta office. During his time at McKinsey, he served private and public sector clients and spent significant time on economic redevelopment efforts in war-torn nations. Earlier in his career, David served as a lawyer and an officer in the United States Navy. David holds a BA in Philosophy from the College of the Holy Cross, a JD from Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, and an MBA from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business.
Senior Director of Impact Solutions
Diane Mak is the Senior Director of Impact Solutions at Y Analytics, where she oversees work in helping investors make more effective, evidence-based decisions around allocating capital to drive measurable impact. Previously, Diane was Director of International Development at Social Finance Inc., where she focused on structuring results-based financing mechanisms to address development challenges. Diane also worked in the investment banking division of Citi Bank, with a focus on the consumer and retail sector. Diane holds a BA in Economics from Cambridge University and an MPA in International Development from the Harvard Kennedy School, and is an AsiaGlobal Fellow of the University of Hong Kong.
Chief of Staff
Jessica Fay is the Chief of Staff at Y Analytics. She has spent most of her career in financial services, with a focus on social impact and international development. Her previous roles include VP of Strategy & Business Management at Nuveen Investments, and Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company. Jessica has an MBA from the Darden Business School at University of Virginia, and an undergraduate degree in International Comparative Studies from Duke University.
Liliana Olarte-Rodríguez is an Associate on the Y Analytics team. Liliana has nearly a decade of experience in international development. Before joining Y Analytics, she worked at IDB Invest, where she assessed the socio-economic impact of debt-financing projects and participated in impact evaluations and field experiments. Prior to IDB, Liliana worked the World Bank Group in Jakarta (Indonesia), and the think tanks CEDE and Fedesarrollo in Bogotá (Colombia). Liliana holds a BA in Industrial Engineering, a BA and MA in Economics from Universidad de los Andes in Colombia, and a Master in Public Administration in International Development from Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
James Bien is an Associate on the Y Analytics team. Previously, he worked for McKinsey & Company, where he primarily served clients in the retail and consumer goods sectors. He was also a rotational fellow at the McKinsey Global Institute in Shanghai, where he led research on China and its linkages to the global economy. James holds a BS in Industrial Engineering and Economics from Northwestern University.
Caroline Pringle is an Associate on the Y Analytics team. Previously, she worked for the Boston Consulting Group primarily serving social impact and public sector clients. She also helped launch the Education Outcomes Fund for Africa and the Middle East with Sir Ronald Cohen. Caroline holds a BA in Global Affairs with a focus on International Development from Yale University.
Himanshu Satija is an Associate on the Y Analytics team. Prior to his current role, Himanshu was an Associate with McKinsey & Company based in India. He served clients in private equity and financial services, including impact-focused organizations. He was involved in McKinsey’s research efforts on impact investing (“Impact investing finds its place in India,” “Catalyzing the growth of the impact economy”) and also contributed to publications by the McKinsey Global Institute (“The power of parity: Advancing women’s equality in Asia Pacific,” “Digital India: Technology to transform a connected nation”). Himanshu completed his undergraduate studies at the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi.
Lee Scott is an Associate on the Y Analytics team. Previously, Lee was Program Director at FoodFutureCo, a mission-driven accelerator, where she oversaw accelerator programming and the recruitment of social enterprises. She also completed an Americorps Vista year with the Philadelphia Food Access Collaborative and conducted Fulbright Research in Malawi. Lee holds a BA in International Relations and Environment Science from the University of Oklahoma and an MS in Agriculture, Food, and the Environment from Tufts University.
Talia Alexander is the Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer of Y Analytics. She joined Y Analytics from KKR’s New York office, where she worked with the Infrastructure and Energy investment team. Talia holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University.