Phillip Trauer joined Valor Venture’s NYC office as an Investment Associate in 2017 and is currently a Venture Partner at Valor. Prior to Valor, Phillip worked in the real estate industry with roles at Citigroup (NYC), Sonder (SF), and Brazil Hospitality Group (Rio). Early in his career, Phillip served as an analyst at Ideiasnet S.A. where he worked with existing Valor Ventures partner Michael Nicklas. Phillip received his B.A. in economics from IBMEC and his MBA from the Ross School, University of Michigan.