Therese Perales
Kellogg School of Management

Therese Perales

Therese is a first-year MBA student at Kellogg School of Management, where she focuses on Healthcare and Finance and is a Director of the Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital club.

Before Kellogg, she spent three years at Tia, a women’s healthcare start-up, as Tia’s first Chief of
Staff and a leader on the Strategy & Operations team. As one of Tia’s first employees, she saw
the company grow from 15 to 200 (+) and built out many of the company functions, such as
go-to-market strategy, recruitment, and growth marketing. She launched Tia’s first strategy and
operations team and supported opening 3 Tia Clinics. Therese was also a venture fellow at
RockHealth Capital, and she currently works as a Go-to-Market and Operations consultant for
Zocalo Health, a virtual care start-up focused on the Latino community. Therese started her
career at IBM as a Digital Strategy Consultant. She received a Bachelor of Arts in History from
Princeton University. Therese is originally from Southern California and enjoys playing soccer,
painting, and cooking.

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