Lima brings to Cadeo a background in econometrics, research, and environmental and natural resource economics to her work. She also has a background serving on non-profit leadership councils, diversity and inclusive excellence education, and strategic communications. Lima is passionate about the environment and as a part of her graduate program, she completed a research thesis on how the urban heat island effect influences housing prices in Oregon. Her other research areas include water pricing, climate change effects, and philanthropy.
Before joining Cadeo, Lima worked at the Center for Regional Economic Advancement- Cornell University as a Programs Assistant providing logistical support, stakeholder engagement & communications, and event management across five entrepreneurship programs. In her free time, she enjoys attending live music shows, drinking boba, finding new cafes, and hiking throughout the trails in the Pacific Northwest.