Dorian Merritt joined Tenaya Capital in September 2017 and has 20 years of experience in finance and accounting. She started her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers and went on to serve as Controller for a publicly traded software company before transitioning into alternative investment accounting where she has worked at several venture capital firms including Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sierra Ventures, and ONSET Ventures.
Dorian is a CPA (active) and received a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz where she was a Regents Scholar and graduated with Highest Honors. She received an M.S. in Accountancy from San Jose State University.
"If you care about something you have to protect it – If you’re lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it."