Marissa joined Polaris in 2019 and is a principal in the firm’s San Francisco office and is primarily focused on healthcare investments.
She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Amplifire, and as a Board Observer to Auron Therapeutics, Cohere Health, BeMe Health, Livara, and Wedgewood Pharmacy. She has also served on the Board of Directors of Blue Rabbit (Wedgewood Pharmacy) and as a Board Observer and Chief of Staff of Foresight Mental Health.
Prior to Polaris, she worked in the Securities Division of Goldman Sachs, trading equity derivatives on behalf of Boston-based hedge fund and mutual fund clients.
Marissa holds an MBA from Stanford University, where she was an Arbuckle Fellow, and a B.S. in Finance from Boston College.