At Pear, Maryna partners with entrepreneurs to recruit their first and most critical hires.
She has an extensive background in recruiting in dynamic industries: from trucking to SpaceX to Neuralink to Plaid. Throughout her career, Maryna has helped build and scale recruiting functions from the ground up.
Maryna is originally from Ukraine and is now based in Boston with her family.
What is your most used emoji?
❤️mostly, but now that i have two small kids 🤦♀️ is used a lot as well :).
What's your favorite book?
Always changing depending on the stage in life. Currently it is the “Whole Brain Child”.
What career path did you want to pursue when you were a kid?
When I was little I wanted to be an entrepreneur since my first job was helping my neighbor sell things on the market. Later I wanted to be a teacher so I could make differences in kids' lives.
What are your favorite sports teams?
I don’t follow sports but once I was a fan of Dynamo Kyiv.
What are your hobbies outside of work?
Reading, podcasting, learning, camping, watching my kids discover the world.