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Alice Vilma

Alice Vilma

Managing Director and Co-Head of the Next Level Fund, Morgan Stanley
United States
Alice Vilma is a Managing Director and Co-Portfolio Manager of the Next Level Fund, an early-stage venture fund investing in tech and tech-enabled startups with founders of color and women. Prior to the Next Level Fund, Ms. Vilma served as the Co-Head of the Multicultural Client Strategy Group at Morgan Stanley, leading Morgan Stanley's efforts to strengthen its connection to the multicultural business community through development and execution of commercial opportunities with corporate, government, institutional and individual clients. In this role, Ms. Vilma launched the Firm's Multicultural Innovation Lab in 2017, an in-house accelerator that invests in and supports early-stage tech and tech-enabled startups with diverse founders and established the Next Level Fund. Ms. Vilma has been with Morgan Stanley for over 15 years and has had different roles within the Firm, including Equity Capital Markets and Securitization. She has over 20 years of investment banking, capital markets, structured finance and investing experience, executing over $25Bn of securitization, structured finance and equity transactions. She graduated Cum Laude with a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Miami and received her MBA from the Harvard Business School. She serves on the boards of Freefrom, the New York Road Runners, The Arnold Gold Foundation, the School of American Ballet and is a Leadership Fellow of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.