Janine Yorio began her finance career as an investment banker at Salomon Brothers, and then worked as a vice president in real estate finance at HypoVereinsbank, NorthStar Capital and most recently for a well-known boutique hotel company. During that time, Janine originated, analyzed, structured, and asset managed over $1.5 billion in private equity-style transactions, ranging from $10 to over $700 million in size. She originated over $100 million in structured debt investments, raised over $750 million in debt financing, served as the analyst for three successful initial public offerings, and managed a portfolio of $110 million in joint venture investments.

Janine Yorio is the founder of NewSeed Advisors, a financial services and advisory firm, exclusively focused on the sustainable agriculture industry. At NewSeed Advisors, she applies her insider knowledge to an industry with integrity, one that revolves around people and which contributes to the greater good of mankind and mother earth. Janine is a graduate of Yale University.