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Our Investment Team


Chris Anderson joined TIFF in 2015. He performs investment research and selects and monitors external investment managers, secondary interests, and co-investments, focusing on TIFF’s Private Investments Program. Prior to joining TIFF, Mr. Anderson spent six years managing private equity investments at Alcatel-Lucent Investment Management Corp. and worked as an investment associate at SVG Advisers. He holds a BS in marine engineering systems from the United States Merchant Marine Academy and an MBA from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College. Mr. Anderson serves on the private equity committee for the Babson College Endowment.
 
Leah Anderson joined TIFF in 2015. She performs investment research and participates in manager selection and monitoring, focusing on TIFF’s Private Investments Program, including secondary interests and co-investments. She holds a BA degree in mathematics from Bowdoin College.
 
Oliver Bardon, Ph.D., joined TIFF in 2017 and serves as Head of Risk, focusing on risk management across all of the firm's vehicles and on the construction of tailored portfolio solutions. He is a member of TIFF’s Investment Committee. Previously, Dr. Bardon was a Portfolio Manager and Head of Quantitative Analysis and Risk Management at Cambridge Place Investment Management, where his responsibilities included managing hedging positions, the stress testing of portfolios, and the assessment of credit, interest rate, foreign exchange, and liquidity/funding risks. Prior to that, Dr. Bardon performed research and analysis for structured finance portfolios at Bracebridge Capital, was a manager in the financial services practice at The Boston Consulting Group, and conducted experimental particle physics research as a post-doctoral Fellow at the US Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. He holds a BA in physics from the University of Virginia and a doctorate in Experimental Particle Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
 
Jessica Bolster joined TIFF in 2015 and focuses on trading execution and portfolio construction and analysis in conjunction with the CIO and the Risk group, covering all of TIFF’s comprehensive portfolios. Prior to joining TIFF, Ms. Bolster served as a trading and investment operations analyst at The Baupost Group and as an operations analyst and performance analyst at Geode Capital Management. She holds a BS summa cum laude in business administration from Bryant University and an MBA from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. Ms. Bolster is a CFA charterholder.
 
Morgan Bunting joined TIFF in 2017. She performs investment research and participates in manager selection and monitoring, focusing on TIFF’s Absolute Return Program and diversifying strategies across TIFF’s comprehensive portfolios. Prior to joining TIFF, Ms. Bunting was a manager research analyst at GCM Grosvenor focused on long/short equity hedge fund managers. She holds a BA degree in Communications and Economics from Villanova University.
 
Bradley Calder joined TIFF in 2015. He performs investment research and selects and monitors external investment managers, focusing on marketable equity-oriented assets across TIFF’s comprehensive portfolios. Prior to joining TIFF, he was a member of the investment team at The Wallace Foundation and an analyst at Lepercq de Neuflize Asset Management. Mr. Calder holds a dual BA degree in economics and philosophy from the University of Rochester.
 
Fiona Chow joined TIFF in 2018 and performs investment research and analysis, focusing on risk across TIFF’s portfolios. Prior to joining TIFF, she was a Senior Business Analyst at Altair Management Consultants, a Derivatives Specialist at State Street Corporation, and a Risk and Operations Control Specialist at Bank of China International. Ms. Chow holds a BS degree in business administration from Boston University.
 
Suzanne Dugan joined TIFF in 2017 as a member of TIFF's investment team and serves as an Investment Specialist, focusing on marketable equity-oriented assets and diversifying strategies. She acts as a liaison between TIFF's investment team and existing and prospective member organizations. Prior to joining TIFF, Ms. Dugan was a Managing Director at Citigroup where she enjoyed a 30-year career and most recently ran the Citi Mid Atlantic Institutional Equity Sales office. Ms. Dugan received a BA in economics from Gettysburg College. She has served on the Temple Owl Fund board for 4 years.
 
Richard Flannery joined TIFF in 2003 and serves as Chief Executive Officer, with overall responsibility for the organization's activities. He is a member of TIFF's Investment Committee. Prior to joining TIFF, Mr. Flannery spent 14 years at Delaware Investments, where he was Executive Vice President, supervising multiple departments and playing a key role in the firm's transition from a domestic to a global investment management firm. He holds a BS summa cum laude in sociology from Saint Joseph's University and a JD from Harvard Law School. Mr. Flannery has served on several non-profit boards and currently serves on the Investment Committee of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and on the Compensation Committee of Mercy Investment Services Inc., a non-profit investment firm serving the Sisters of Mercy.
 
Trevor Graham joined TIFF in 2012 and serves as a Managing Director, overseeing marketable equity-oriented assets across TIFF's investment programs, including the firm's comprehensive portfolios. He is a member of TIFF's Investment Committee. Before joining TIFF, Mr. Graham was Managing Director in the Office of Investments at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and an Investment Officer at The Museum of Modern Art in New York. Previously, he worked in direct investing roles at Putnam Investments and Lehman Brothers' Private Equity Group. Mr. Graham is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Vanderbilt University with a BA in economics and holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management, where he was a Dean's Scholar. He previously served on the board of a Boston-area educational non-profit.
 
Joe Leavenworth Bakali joined TIFF in 2016. He performs investment research and participates in manager selection and monitoring, focusing on TIFF’s Private Investments Program, including secondary interests and co-investments. He holds a BA degree summa cum laude in international politics and economics from Middlebury College.
 
Chris Matteini joined TIFF in 2014. He performs investment research and selects and monitors external investment managers, focusing on marketable equity-oriented assets across TIFF’s comprehensive portfolios. Previously, Mr. Matteini conducted manager-related research and portfolio construction at the investment consulting firm NEPC and served as a senior alternatives investment analyst at Alcatel-Lucent's pension fund. He holds an AB in psychology from Harvard College.
 
Tim McDonnell joined TIFF in 2015 and performs investment research and analysis, focusing on risk across TIFF’s portfolios. He holds a dual bachelor's degree in finance and management information systems from Villanova University.
 
Brendon Parry joined TIFF in 2011 and serves as a Managing Director, overseeing TIFF’s Private Investments Program, including the selection and monitoring of external managers, secondary interests, and co-investments; risk management; and portfolio construction. He is a member of TIFF’s Investment Committee. Prior to joining TIFF, Mr. Parry was a Senior Associate at Providence Equity Partners and worked in the consulting group at Cambridge Associates. Mr. Parry holds an AB in economics from Brown University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a CFA charterholder and serves on the Investment Committee of Belmont Day School.
 
Jack Shay joined TIFF in 2018. He performs investment research and participates in manager selection and monitoring, focusing on TIFF’s Private Investments Program, including secondary interests and co-investments. Mr. Shay holds an AB degree in economics and biology from Brown University.
 
John Sinclair joined TIFF in 2018 and serves as a Managing Director, overseeing Diversifying Strategies. He is primarily responsible for hedge fund investments in TIFF's absolute return program and comprehensive portfolios. He also is a member of TIFF’s Investment Committee. Before joining TIFF, Mr. Sinclair founded Infusion Global Partners, a hedge fund of funds; founded Abundant Venture Partners, an early stage venture capital firm and startup incubator; served as Managing Director of Research at Fidelity Management and Research Co.; and held senior equity analyst and portfolio manager positions at firms including Sanford C. Bernstein and Montgomery Asset Management. He received a BA in History and Economics from Colgate University and an MA in International Affairs from Columbia University. Mr. Sinclair attended the Middlebury College language program and is fluent in Japanese.
 
Zachary Wainwright joined TIFF in 2017. He performs investment research and participates in manager selection and monitoring, focusing on TIFF’s Private Investments Program, including secondary interests and co-investments. Prior to joining TIFF, Mr. Wainwright was an Equity Research Associate at Wellington Management and a Cross-Asset Structuring & Solutions Analyst at RBS Global Banking and Markets. He holds a bachelor of business administration degree from the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.
 
Stephen Williams joined TIFF in 2015. He performs investment research and participates in manager selection and monitoring, focusing on TIFF’s Private Investments Program, including secondary interests and co-investments. Prior to joining TIFF, Mr. Williams worked for two years as an analyst at Cogent Partners. He holds a BA degree in mathematics from the University of Chicago and an MA in history from Yale University.
 
Jay Willoughby joined TIFF in 2015 and serves as Chief Investment Officer, responsible for portfolio management and presiding over the full range of TIFF's investment activities and programs. He chairs TIFF's Investment Committee. Prior to joining TIFF, Mr. Willoughby spent four years as CIO of the State of Alaska's roughly $50 billion sovereign wealth fund, the Alaska Permanent Fund. Previously, he was Co-Managing Partner at Ironbound Capital Management and spent nine years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers LP as CIO, Private Investors Group; Head of Research for Equity Funds; and Senior Portfolio Manager, Merrill Lynch Real Estate Fund. He received a BA in biology from Pomona College and an MBA from Columbia University. Mr. Willoughby is a CFA charterholder and serves on the board of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Foundation, which supports the development of accounting standards that help investors understand which sustainability factors can have a material impact on the future financial performance of individual public companies.
 
Sarah Zilzer joined TIFF in 2017 as a member of the investment team and serves as an Investment Specialist, focusing on TIFF’s Private Investments Program. She acts as a liaison between TIFF’s private investments team and existing and prospective member organizations. Prior to joining TIFF, Ms. Zilzer spent nine years at Cambridge Associates focused on private investments in portfolio implementation and manager research roles. She received a BA magna cum laude in psychology and music from Amherst College and an MBA from the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business.
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