VP of Operations
Katia Potapov serves as the VP of Operations for Walnut Street Finance. She has over 16 years of operational and project management experience in various industries, including real estate and construction, media and entertainment, industry associations, and government agencies. Through her extensive experience, Katia has mastered business strategy development and process improvements within an organization.
Highlights in her career include the management of over 150 design, construction, and engineering projects in major hotels and casinos to include Tropicana, Borgata, Trump Casinos and, the Saratoga Racetrack. In addition, Katia has fixed and flipped properties for her own portfolio.
Katia also directs and oversees Walnut Street Finance’s investor relations function and serves as the primary point of contact for all private investors, credit facilities and secondary market partners. In addition to creating financial pipeline reports, she captures and presents investor feedback to the Executive Committee and builds relationships with potential stakeholders for future financing at favorable terms.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York and is fluent in Russian and conversant in Spanish and French.