Rudina joined Fairhaven Capital at its inception in 2007. She has invested in and serves on the boards of Crowdtwist and FashionPlaytes. Previously, she was a senior manager in the corporate development group at Microsoft Corporation. In this position, Rudina was responsible for sourcing, structuring, and negotiating Microsoft's acquisitions and strategic investments including iView Multimedia, Deep Metrix and Lionhead Studios. Prior to Microsoft, she worked as an investment banker in the technology group at Credit Suisse. Rudina graduated magna cum laude from Wellesley College with a B.A. in economics and international relations, and received her MBA from the Harvard Business School. She has been elected to the Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Epsilon honor societies. Rudina is co-chair of the New England Venture Association (NEVN), the largest young venture capital organization on the East Coast. She is a 2011 Boston Business Journal 40-under-40 honoree for her professional accomplishments and community involvement.