Our Team

The NewSchools team draws on extensive experience from across the education, business, policy and nonprofit sectors to help find, fund and support teams of educators and innovators.

Raffy Maristela

Raffy Maristela


Raffy is an analyst with NewSchools Venture Fund on the Innovative Public Schools team. Prior to joining NewSchools, Raffy was a business analyst at McKinsey & Company, supporting clients primarily in retail and education across strategy and operations. 

Raffy graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in finance and management information systems and worked closely with the undergraduate program to develop, improve and sustain student development programs.