Juliana Valencia

Juliana Valencia is an associate at Shum Financial Group, where she will be supporting the team in research and investment management. Originally from Bogotá, Colombia, Juliana graduated from Los Andes University, Colombia's top University with a Business Administration and Finance degree. Additionally, she was selected as part of a small group for a dual degree program from Tulane University completing a Finance and Management degree where her favorite course was on equity analysis and research.

Juliana has always been fascinated by the dynamics of the market and the impact it has on peoples’ lives. She enjoys working with the purpose of helping others and creating value for the community that surrounds her.

During her free time, Juliana likes exercising, biking in the Oakland hills, and cooking. She cherishes the time she has with her loved ones and is especially eager about traveling back to Colombia to visit her family and re-connect with her traditions, food, and culture.