Prior to joining Grain, Diya spent time at LendingClub, a leading marketplace lender in San Francisco, where she developed financing solutions for institutional investors and launched new products. Diya began her career with three years at Morgan Stanley. In the Financial Institutions Group, she performed company valuations and analyzed the impact of strategic and M&A transactions for insurance companies, banks, asset managers and diversified financial companies. She additionally spent time in the Asset Finance Group, structuring over $10Bn of asset-backed securities across a wide range of industries, including telecommunications, aviation, and healthcare.
Diya graduated with Honors from the University of Chicago with a M.B.A in Finance, Entrepreneurship, Accounting & Economics. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Political Science.