Licia graduated from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor’s of Science in accounting and minor in economic theory in 2005. Shortly before graduation, she began her career as a relationship manager at Principal Resources, LLC managing a small portfolio of factoring loans. Over the years she added accounting, human resources, operations and even a bit of IT responsibilities to her job. Now a part of North Mill Capital LLC, Licia serves as the company’s controller and head of accounting and human resources for the Minneapolis office.
Seeking to balance the structured nature of commercial finance, Licia completed a yoga teacher training program in 2013 and leads yoga and group fitness classes at a boutique studio in Minneapolis. Licia is also a member of a women’s community service group; she has enjoyed serving as chapter president, treasurer, secretary, and parliamentarian as well as working on service projects and attending member socials.
Any hobbies people are surprised to hear you have?
I can rip a phone book in half with my bare hands. I teach yoga and group fitness classes and like doing crafts.
Vacation spots you recommend?
Cuba, Dominican Republic, Los Cabos, Hawaii, Costa Rica, the list goes on and on!
Most interesting company you have worked with?
A local candy company that gave us a lot of samples
Favorite dish to cook?
A half pumpkin, half gingerbread cake shaped like a turkey nicknamed Fernando.
See any good concerts or entertainment events lately?
I saw Queen Beyoncé on the Formation tour; she was amazing. I have tickets to Hamilton in October and I’m really looking forward to it.