Lidia Salgado is the New York Market Manager for Early Growth Financial Services. She joined EGFS to help establish firm's operations in New York, working directly with the CEO and covering partnerships, sales, account management, marketing and staffing. Previously she held a variety of financial services roles on Wall Street working for Morgan Stanley, family offices, and an advisory serving activist investors. Leveraging her background in corporate finance, operations and business development, and having worked with many early stage technology companies, Lidia enjoys the challenge of identifying best solutions and resources to help companies set up a solid foundation and grow. In addition to her EGFS responsibilities, she is a mentor and instructor for Startup Weekend, Startup Leadership Program, Entrepreneurist's bootcamp and several accelerators in New York City.