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Engaging OCIOs through Private Market Solutions with Carolyn Patton of TIFF Investment Management

Episode 11: Carolyn Patton, Head of Private Market Client Solutions at TIFF Investment Management 

Carolyn Patton, Head of Private Market Client Solutions at TIFF Investment Management shares how their business approaches private market assets on behalf of their clients. TIFF is a leading asset management firm dedicated to delivering comprehensive OCIO and private equity investment solutions to primarily endowments, foundations, and other charitable organizations. As of June 30, 2022, TIFF manages approximately $8 billion on behalf of their members.

Looking at current market conditions in the context of the firm’s outlook, Carolyn walks our audience through the diversification benefits of private markets as part of an OCIO solution. Carolyn shares TIFF’s approach to manager sourcing, due diligence, selection, and what areas of the private market universe TIFF is focused. Throughout the conversation, Carolyn expands on TIFF’s broader initiatives around diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability. Join Carolyn in this informative and interactive conversation on what matters when working with institutional OCIO relationships.

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Carolyn Patton

TIFF Asset Management

Carolyn Patton joined TIFF in 2022 and serves as Head of Private Market Client Solutions and a member of the Senior Management Team. She has worked with institutional clients and consultants over her 25+ year career, managing relationships across the globe.

Prior to joining TIFF, Carolyn represented boutique firm, Sustainable Growth Advisers, based in Connecticut. She has worked at some of the leading investment management firms in the industry including Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Janus Capital Group, Turner Investments, and Deutsche Asset Management, in senior strategy and distribution roles. Carolyn has lived and worked in London, England, Denver, Colorado, and currently resides in Radnor, Pennsylvania.

Carolyn served as President of the Association of Investment Management Sales Executives (AIMSE) where, in partnership with the TOIGO Foundation, she helped spearhead the creation of the AIMSE Scholarship program to promote diversity and inclusion within the asset management industry. She brings a broad perspective of investment markets and an understanding of the differing needs of institutional clients. Carolyn is a CFA® charterholder and a member of the CFA Society of Philadelphia. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from The University of Virginia.

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