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Three New Members Appointed to Board of Trustees

Posted by Commonfund on Dec 19, 2019

Topic: People

Commonfund...today announced the appointment of Nicole Arnaboldi, Mamak Shahbazi and David Thomas to the firm’s Board of Trustees. Ms. Arnaboldi, Ms. Shahbazi and Mr. Thomas will officially join the Board at the end of 2019 and will serve until December 2022. “We are thrilled to add three outstanding new members to Commonfund’s Board of Trustees. Nicole, Mamak and David bring a wealth of relevant industry expertise and prior board experience to Commonfund,” added Bob Litterman, Chairman of the Commonfund Board of Trustees.

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Nonprofit Leaders Spotlight | Dimple Abichandani, Executive Director of GSF

Posted by George Suttles on Nov 22, 2019

Topic: Investment Strategy | People

Dimple Abichandani is Executive Director of the General Service Foundation (“GSF”), a private grantmaking family foundation that dedicates...

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Commonfund Summer Interns Class of 2019

Posted by Tony Ialeggio on Jul 24, 2019

Topic: People

Commonfund is proud to bring in a group of outstanding young people each year for our 10-week summer intern program. The program is designed to provide...

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Commonfund Hosts Girls Who Invest at NYC Event

Posted by Rachel Clivaz, Commonfund on Jul 19, 2019

Topic: Industry Knowledge | Partners | People

Girls Who Invest (GWI) is an organization focused on bringing more women into the field of asset management, a goal that Commonfund strongly supports...

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Commonfund Capital Appoints Head of Beijing Investment Office

Posted by Commonfund on Jun 25, 2019

Topic: People | Private Capital

Commonfund Capital, the private capital subsidiary of Commonfund, announced today the appointment of Xiaonan Tian as Associate Director and Head of its investment office in Beijing, China. Xiaonan will be responsible for the oversight of due diligence, manager selection, investment monitoring and portfolio construction for the firm’s private equity and venture capital investment management programs in the Asia-Pacific basin.

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Managing Director, Consultant Relations Appointed

Posted by Commonfund on Nov 28, 2018

Topic: People | Private Capital

Commonfund Capital, the private capital subsidiary of Commonfund, announced today that its investment team has expanded with the appointment of Jay Teevan as Managing Director of Consultant Relations. Jay’s focus will be working with the investment consulting and advisory community on Commonfund Capital’s suite of investment programs in private equity, venture capital, private natural resources, secondaries and co-investments.

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Commonfund Launches Diversity Office

Posted by Commonfund on Nov 15, 2018

Topic: Governance and Policy | People

Commonfund, a prominent asset manager for endowments, foundations and public pension investors, announced today the launch of its Diversity Office (“The Office”). By fostering an environment that values different perspectives, challenges conventional thinking and maximizes the potential of all employees, The Office...

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Summer Internship Program:
Now Accepting Applications

Posted by Commonfund on Sep 7, 2018

Topic: People

The 10-week Summer Intern program will provide exposure to the investment and financial world and an opportunity to work alongside asset management professionals with a range of experiences supporting client-related mandates.

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Trinity College: How to Make Our Institutions More Accessible

Posted by Commonfund on Aug 10, 2018

Topic: People

It is true that as the nation changes, so must higher education, and America is undergoing rapid demographic transformation. The students coming up the educational pipeline are the most diverse in American history, creating tremendous opportunity for colleges and universities to train and support these students — the future leaders of our nation. While higher education is abuzz with goals of cultivating greater access and success for historically underrepresented groups, many institutions still engage in practices that work against these goals. If we are truly going to open our doors wider, we can’t do so without transforming our own policies and practices.

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William Goetzmann Wins Award for Outstanding Research

Posted by Commonfund on Aug 7, 2018

Topic: People

Former Commonfund Trustee, Prof. William Goetzmann, the Edwin J. Beinecke Professor of Finance and Management Studies and director of the International Center for Finance, has won the 2018 James R. Vertin Award for outstanding research from the CFA Institute Research Foundation.

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