Marissa Lepor is a Vice President at The Sage Group and plays a key role in the firm’s beauty & personal care, apparel & accessories, and e-commerce practices. Some of Marissa’s past transactions include the sales of ORIBE, BH Cosmetics, Vita Liberata, Pura Vida, Blenders Eyewear, GLD, Mackage, and Paul Frank. Marissa also leads the firm’s intern recruiting and training programs.
Marissa continues to be very engaged in the broader finance community, both internationally and locally. She is an active member of the Milken Institute’s Young Leaders’ Circle and co-founded LAdies in Finance, a leadership group of 330+ women working in principal investing and financial services roles throughout Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles Business Journal recognized Marissa as a NextGen Woman of the Year in 2021 and as a Rising Star as part of their Women’s Leadership Awards in 2020. Marissa was also honored by ORLY Beauty as part of their Women’s History Month initiative in 2019 and was named one of the Jewish Journal’s 30 Under 30 remarkable young people changing the LA Jewish community in 2017.
Marissa graduated cum laude from Columbia University with a B.A. in Economics from Columbia College and a Special Concentration in Business Management from Columbia Business School.