Top 20 Endowment and Foundation CIOs

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Mined from our Power 100 list, here are our top endowment and foundation chief investment officers, factored from an equation that considers industry influence, innovation, collaboration, talent development, fund size, and time spent as allocators:


  1. David Swensen, CIO, Yale Investments Office, New Haven, Connecticut
  2. Britt Harris, president, CEO and CIO, University of Texas Investment Management Company, Austin, Texas
  3. Scott Malpass, vice president and CIO, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
  4. Mark Schmid, vice president and CIO, University of Chicago, Chicago
  5. Kim Lew, vice president and CIO, Carnegie Corporation of New York, New York
  6. Joel Wittenberg, vice president, CIO, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, Michigan
  7. Jagdeep Bachher, CIO and vice president of investments, Regents of the University of California, Oakland, California
  8. Mark Baumgartner, CIO, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey
  9. Tom Joy, director of investments, Church Commissioners for England, London
  10. Rosalind Hewsenian, CIO, Helmsley Charitable Trust , New York
  11. Erik Lundberg, CIO, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  12. Tim Barrett, associate vice chancellor & CIO, Texas Tech University System, Austin, Texas
  13. Eric Doppstadt , vice president and CIO, Ford Foundation, New York
  14. Ana Marshall, staff vice president and CIO, William + Flora Hewlett Foundation, Menlo Park, California
  15. Andrew Golden, president, Princeton University Investment Company, Princeton, New Jersey
  16. Rick Slocum, CIO, Harvard Management Company, Boston
  17. Sue Manske, vice president and CIO, MacArthur Foundation, Chicago
  18. Michael Larson, CIO, Cascade Investment (The Gates Foundation), Kirkland, Washington
  19. Shawn Wischmeier, CIO, Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies, Eden Prairie, Minnesota
  20. Donna Dean, CIO, The Rockefeller Foundation, New York

See the full Power 100 list here.

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