Cessna Mac serves as the Vice President of Young Alumni Programming for the Wharton Club of Southern California. She’s an investor at Powerplant Ventures, an emerging-growth investment fund that supports world-changing, plant-centric companies focused on making a lasting, positive impact on the global food system. She leads deal sourcing and execution and serves as a board observer to support PPV portfolio companies.
Prior to joining PPV, Cessna spent the majority of her professional career working in management consulting at EY-Parthenon in New York City. She has also served as a public school teacher with Teach For America in the Bay Area.
Cessna holds a MBA from The Wharton School and an A.B. from Harvard University. She is passionate about building community through health and wellness, enjoys teaching and practicing yoga, and is a proud dog mom.