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5th of August 2015

Voice of Experience: Seble Tareke-Williams; Managing Director, NYC Interborough Fund; Emmes Asset Management Company LLC By Cathie Ericson | The Glass Hammer

Seble Tareke-Williams describes her professional path as nontraditional, but each step has been vital to creating her current career, which combines her real estate investing acumen with her passion for community development. She started her post-college career at a social policy think tank before running an economic development program at Pratt Area Community Council, a…


30th of July 2015

Governor Names Francis Idehen to Board of Trustees | SURS

On July 27, Gov. Rauner appointed Francis Idehen, Jr. to a six-year term on the SURS Board of Trustees. His appointment must be approved by the Illinois Senate. Idehen is vice president for Investor Relations at Exelon Corporation, where he is responsible for developing and implementing the company’s strategic investor relations program. Previously, Idehen was…


13th of July 2015

Illinois TRS turns to Toigo to find minority interns | Pensions & Investments

Taking a page from the playbook of its participants, the Teachers’ Retirement System of the State of Illinois, Springfield, has turned to education as a means of increasing the diversity of its investment staff. Frustrated by the difficulty of attracting experienced minority investment professionals to TRS’ headquarters in central Illinois, Richard W. Ingram, executive director…


8th of June 2015

Toigo Alumna Valerie Villarreal (Stanford 2012) appointed to LACERA Board of Retirement

Ms. Villarreal was appointed to LACERA’s Board of Investments by the L.A. County Board of Supervisors. To her position on the Board, she brings private sector experience as a management consultant and business leader. Ms. Villarreal has served clients in high tech, media, and consumer industries on strategic and financial issues. Notable accomplishments include… Read…


22nd of April 2015

On the Move: Bloomberg and Cheryl Andrews Marketing Communications Adds New Talent | Black Enterprise

Bloomberg, LP has announced that investment banking professional Erika Irish Brown will join their team as global head of diversity and inclusion. Previously serving as head of diversity recruiting and program management at Bank of America, Brown has over 15 years of investment banking and capital markets experience. Holding a bachelor’s degree in economics from…


23rd of February 2015

Matarin’s journey a chronicle of promise | Pensions & Investments

Matarin Capital Management LLC is something of a quintessential woman-owned emerging manager: The investment team’s pedigree is good, the three-year track record of the firm’s main investment strategy is good, and money is trickling in rather than rushing in. Core investment team members at the Stamford, Conn., firm worked together at Invesco (IVZ) Ltd.’s global…


13th of January 2015

Toigo Alumna and Board Member, Leslie D. Hale (Harvard ‘01) Joins Macy’s, Inc. Board of Directors Macy’s, Inc. | Cincinnati (Business Wire)

Leslie D. Hale, executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of RLJ Lodging Trust, has been elected to the Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) board of directors. “Leslie Hale is an accomplished executive with exceptional experience in a wide range of financial disciplines, including corporate finance, treasury, real estate and business development. She will be a…