gloria nelund

co-founder and ceo, trilinc global 

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Gloria spent 30 years on Wall Street as one of the most successful and visible executives in the international investment management industry.  After retiring from Deutsche Bank as CEO of their $50 billion North America Private Wealth Management division, she co-founded TriLinc Global, a private investment company dedicated to creating impact investment products that will attract significant private capital to help solve some of the world’s most critical issues.  TriLinc’s current focus is providing private debt capital to SMEs in developing economies to foster economic development. Gloria’s background includes significant expertise in the creation, management, and distribution of investment products for institutional, HNW and retail investors; this includes the support and development of an early Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) product for HNW investors at Scudder Investments and multiple programs for Deutsche Bank’s HNW investors to participate in the development of the microcredit industry. Gloria currently serves as an independent trustee on the board of the RS Investments’ $22 billion mutual fund complex, sits on several not-for-profit boards and actively supports entrepreneurship, research, and education.  She is an active speaker and guest lecturer on Impact Investing at conferences and several top business schools, including Wheaton, Kellogg and MIT.