Rayna Penelova is a Senior Financial Analyst at Hightower Las Vegas. Her background in finance coupled with skills in research, analysis and the interpretation of financial data positions Rayna to support the team in the creation of thoughtful, data-driven investment strategies.
Rayna’s responsibilities include assisting the team with a variety of portfolio management tasks, such as quantitative analysis and investment and market research. A Bulgarian native and fluent Spanish-speaker, Rayna’s diverse background and life experiences enable her to bring distinct perspectives to both the team and clients.
Prior to joining Hightower Las Vegas, Rayna was an intern at Merrill Lynch. She also worked as an intern at the Investments Branch of the Bulgarian Financial Supervision Commission, where she was introduced to the regulatory side of the financial industry.
Rayna earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a focus on Finance from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. In her spare time, Rayna enjoys gardening, traveling and spending time with her sons, Boyan and Krum.