Wafae Owen is the Office Manager of LiveOak Venture Partners and manages the daily operations of the firm. Prior to LiveOak, Wafae was the Business Manager at Bloomfire, Inc., a software company. Before that, she supported C level executives at LifeSize Communications, a videoconferencing manufacturer, and at Temple-Inland, Inc., a forest products and paper manufacturer. She also worked as the Sales Supervisor for a software company in California.
Wafae has a Masters in Business Administration from St. Edwards University. She is a Distinguished Toastmaster and is serving as a Division Director for the Toastmasters International District 55. As a former Yoga instructor, she still practices regularly to stay flexible and relaxed.