Claire Hansen joined CTAN in May 2018 with four years of experience managing, marketing, and improving small or experimental programs at companies of all sizes, including startups. Notably, Claire served as Accelerator Program Coordinator for the Capital Factory Fund, collaborating with entrepreneurs, mentors, and investors.
Most recently, at ModCloth, she conceptualized and implemented a community strategy for the brand’s first and only physical “FitShop” here in Austin. Under her direction, the Community Department executed programming with more than 10 partners each month, driving material improvements in business outcomes for the FitShop.
Claire is an experienced researcher, with expertise in qualitative methods and analysis through her MA in Organizational Communication at Texas A&M University. She holds a Data Analysis Certificate from General Assembly, which allows her to back up the qualitative insights with quantitative data proficiency. She completed her BA in Organizational Communication, Magna Cum Laude, at Pepperdine University.
Claire is excited to bring her unique perspective to her role as Investment Associate at CTAN. In her spare time, she practices yoga, plays the violin in a community orchestra, and enjoys time outdoors.