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The Art of Storytelling with Aoifinn Devitt, CIO of the Moneta Group

Episode 9: Aoifinn Devitt, CIO at Moneta Group and Founder of The Fiftyfaces Podcast

Aoifinn Devitt, Chief Investment Officer at Moneta, and founder and creator of The Fiftyfaces Podcast takes us on her career marathon from corporate law to being named the first female Chief Investment Officer of the Moneta Group, a US-based RIA with over $30 B in investments. Aoifinn is a true modern day renaissance woman, achieving success across multiple disciplines from education to investments to long-distance running, all while creating a central resource of innovative and creative content with her podcast platform.

Watch and listen to this insightful and inspiring episode as Aoifinn shares the work she has done with institutional investors for over 20 years, as a consultant and an advisor, across the US, Europe, and Asia.

It’s Women’s History Month, and the Dakota Live! Podcast was thrilled to celebrate the vital role of women in American history and in the financial services industry with Aoifinn Devitt.

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Aoifinn Devitt

Moneta Group

With more than two decades of financial industry experience and a diverse international background, Aoifinn Devitt plays an integral role in establishing Moneta’s long-term investment vision, philosophy and strategies. As the firm’s first female Chief Investment Officer, she aligns Moneta’s investment programs with broader firm goals while also overseeing the research, evaluation and selection of asset classes and investment vehicles. Devitt joined Moneta in 2021 with extensive experience working with institutional clients and alternative investments as well as overall portfolio oversight functions. Her global career – with stops in London, Hong Kong, New York City and now Chicago – helped open her mind and introduce her to new investing perspectives while stimulating creativity, innovation and adaptability. She has also seen a wide range of investment manager talent and has developed a robust network of industry contacts.

Originally from Ireland, Devitt spent her early career working in London as an investment banking associate at Goldman Sachs International and a specialist consultant at Cambridge Associates Limited. Devitt also founded Clontarf Capital, a pan-alternatives research and consulting firm. More recently, she served as CIO for the Policemen’s Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago and head of investment for Ireland at Hermes Fund Managers Ireland Limited.

In addition to her work at Moneta, Devitt hosts and produces The Fiftyfaces Podcast, which showcases diversity and inclusion within the investments industry and other professions.

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