Ms. Pendyala joined Verus in August 2021 as a Public Markets Research Analyst. She is a member of the manager research group, where she is primarily responsible for helping the investment team discover investment managers by conducting research, analysis and evaluation of domestic equity investment managers to determine best candidates for client mandates.
Prior to joining Verus, Ms. Pendyala worked in India as a business analyst for 3.5 years at Tata Consultancy Services, where she collaborated with onsite teams and clients to bring projects to fruition.
Ms. Pendyala graduated from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) in Hyderbad, India with a bachelor of science (BS) degree in electronics and communications engineering (ECE). In June 2021, she graduated from Seattle University with a Masters in Finance (MSF) degree. During the MSF program, she won the sub-regional competition of the CFA Research Challenge, and is currently pursuing CFA program. In addition to the MSF degree, she also has a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) degree, with a specialization in finance from Institute of Public Enterprise, India.