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Berkeley Almand-Hunter

Lecturer, Analytics

Berkeley Almand-Hunter is an analytics lecturer at the Roux Institute. So far, Almand-Hunter has taught Data Visualization and Communication and Probability Theory and Introductory Statistics. She also created a technical interview training program for analytics students which focuses on preparation for SQL and general analytics interviews.

Before joining the Roux Institute, Almand-Hunter was a data scientist at Square in San Francisco. In this role, she supported all of the data needs for the Capital Partnerships team, including determining which partner data would be useful in underwriting, working with engineering teams to store the data, building ETLs to make the data accessible for analytics, developing underwriting models, building dashboards to track loan origination and repayment, and reporting progress to key stakeholders.

Almand-Hunter holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado School of Mines, and a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of Colorado. She fell in love with data science while building machine learning models to calibrate low-cost ozone sensors for her graduate research. She lives in Hallowell with her husband, two young children, and greyhound.