Valentina Isakina oversees the development and execution of strategies for growing the financial services sector in Ohio. She is also responsible for managing a number of high-profile headquarter relationships at the state level.
Prior to joining JobsOhio, Valentina served as senior advisor to the office of Tony Blair, former British prime minister. She also spent 20 years in financial services, working for industry leaders like McKinsey & Company, Bain & Company and Nationwide Insurance, focusing on strategy, financial services and private equity. Valentina has an MBA from Cornell University, a master’s in actuarial science and finance, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration, risk management and insurance from Georgia State University.
Valentina is passionate about innovation, out-of-the-box thinking and making a difference. She holds her chartered financial analyst (CFA) designation, is married and has three children.