Board of Directors

Erin Bellissimo, Managing Director of the Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing, Partner & Head of Investor Relations & Human Capital at Aravt Global. Previously, Co-Founder and CIO of Linden Global Strategies, a multi family office, Founder and Executive Director of the Heilbrunn Center for Graham & Dodd Investing at Columbia Business School, and Associate at JP Morgan & Co.

Bal Das, Mr. Das serves as Chairman of BGD Holdings, LLC, a New York based holding company for operating and investment businesses. Mr. Das' commitment to Tikun Olam (leaving it better than you find it) in all his strivings is life-long, steadfast and passionate. 

Susan J. Carter, independent director of the BlackRock Equity/Liquidity Mutual Funds and the Financial Accounting Foundation. Ms. Carter also serves on the U.S. Advisory Board for Bridges Fund Management, the Practitioner Advisory Board of the Private Capital Research Institute and the Executive Advisory Board of the Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business. For the year 2015, she was a Fellow in Stanford University's Distinguished Careers Institute (DCI). Previously, President & CEO at Commonfund Capital (CCI).

Janet Cowell, Chief Executive Officer of Girls Who Invest. Previously, first woman elected North Carolina State Treasurer, North Carolina State Senator, City of Raleigh City Councilor, Securities Analyst at Lehman Brothers and HSBC in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, and a Business Consultant at Sibson & Company, working with U.S. Fortune 500 companies.

Myra Drucker, independent director of Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo (GMO), board chair of TrustedPeer, trustee of Financial Accounting Foundation, investment committee member of Kresge Foundation and Nathan Cummings Foundation, and advisory member of the Boeing Company Employee Benefits Investment Committee. Previously managing director of General Motors Asset Management, chief investment officer of Xerox Corporation, chair of New York Stock Exchange Pension Managers Advisory Committee, and board chair of  Commonfund.

Seema Hingorani, Founder and Chair of Girls Who Invest, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of SevenStep Capital. Previously, Chief Investment Officer, Head of Public Equities & Hedge Funds for the New York City Retirement Systems, Global Director of Research at Pyramis Global Advisors, General Partner, Portfolio Manager/Senior Analyst at hedge funds Pequot Capital, Andor Capital and Mirador Capital, and Equity Analyst at T. Rowe Price.

Betty Hung, Operating Principal at Vista Equity Partners. Previously, Vice President of Portfolio Company Operations at Garnett & Helfrich Capital, Chief Financial Officer of OSIsoft, Inc., Vice President in the High Technology Group at Goldman, Sachs & Co., and member of the High Technology Investment Banking Group at Alex. Brown & Sons.

Obie McKenzie, Managing Director at Blackrock. Previously, Managing Director at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, Executive Director at UBS Asset Management and Managing Director at Chase Investors, and President and founder of McKenzie & Company, an NASD registered broker dealer.                    

Anna Nikolayevsky, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of hedge fund Axel Capital Management. Previously, an analyst at hedge fund Zweig-DiMenna Associates, LLC, and an analyst at Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

Larry Schloss, Senior Advisor at Marathon Asset Management. Previously, President of Angelo, Gordon & Co., New York City Deputy Comptroller for Asset Management and Chief Investment Officer for the New York City Retirement Systems, Chief Executive Officer and co- founder of private equity firm Diamond Castle Holdings, Global Head of CSFB Private Equity, and Chairman of DLJ Merchant Banking.       

 

Advisory Board


Nisa Amoils
Venture Partner
Scout Ventures 

Ellen Brownell
Senior Investment Advisor
The Pohlad Companies

Kevin W. Burke
Former Managing Director
ND Institute for Global Investing, University of Notre Dame

Susan J. Carter
Independent Director
BlackRock Equity/Liquidity Mutual Funds

Patrick Cassidy
Senior Vice President
Charles Schwab Investment Management

Alisha Chowdhury
Investment Analyst, Vanguard
GWI Alumni Scholar

Tom Collimore, CFA
Head, Institutional Partnerships - Business Development
CFA Institute

Deirdre Cooper
Portfolio Manager
Investec Asset Management

Janet Cowell
Chief Executive Officer
Girls Who Invest, Inc.

Former North Carolina State Treasurer

Kristen Dickey
Former Asset Management Executive
BlackRock

Anna Dopkin
Vice President - Strategic Project Manager
T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. 

Myra Drucker
Independent Director
Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo (GMO)

Burcu Esmer, PhD
Research Fellow, Wharton Alternative Investments Initiative
Lecturer in Finance, The Wharton School

Seema R. Hingorani
Founder and Chair, Girls Who Invest, Inc.

Founder and Chief Investment Officer                                                                          SevenStep Capital

Lisa Kassenaar
Senior Writer
Co-founder, Bloomberg News Women's Project

Sarah H. Ketterer
Chief Executive Officer
Causeway Capital Management

June Kim
Director, Global Equity
California State Teachers' Retirement System

Amy Lesch
Member, Client and Partner Group
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts

Doreen M. Mochrie
Chief Operating Officer
Olympic Peak Asset Management

Renee Neri
Head of Asset Management, the Americas
Heidrick & Struggles

John Regan
Managing Partner & Co-Founder
Permanens Capital

Imogen Rose-Smith
Investment Fellow
University of California Office of the President

Paula J. Volent, CFA
Senior Vice President for Investments
Bowdoin College

Kay Willcox
Former Managing Director, Senior Investment Officer, PGIM Fixed Income
Former Head of Women's Initiatives, PGIM

Sean N. Woodroffe
Chief Human Resources Officer
TIAA

Vicky Zhao, CFA
Senior VP and Portfolio Manager
PIMCO