Stephanie Komsa joined Quona Capital in 2018 as Head of Operations and Chief Compliance Officer. Stephanie leads investment management processes, quality control, performance measurement, back-office operations, and investor relations.

Prior to joining Quona, Stephanie was Chief Operating Officer and investment committee member at Gazelle Finance, an investment fund focused on growing small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Eurasia region. Stephanie joined Gazelle during the start-up stage and worked hand in hand with the CEO to fundraise, develop the fund’s investment strategy and team, and oversee the execution of the fund’s initial investments, while leading the establishment of all investment policies and procedures and back-office operations.

Earlier in her career, Stephanie was Deputy Director of the Schulze Global Ethiopia Fund, working on the ground in Ethiopia as one of the fund’s senior deal managers of SME investments in the $1-10 million range and overseeing investment processes, compliance and reporting. Prior to Schulze, Stephanie built her career at SEAF, a global SME investment fund manager, working initially in global headquarters and ultimately as Deputy Director of SEAF’s first fund in the Caucasus region.