Chief Executive Officer & Founder
Gloria Nelund 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.
Gloria has significant expertise in the creation, management and distribution of investment products for institutional, high net worth and retail investors and, throughout her career, has been a pioneer in the development of socially responsible and impact investment products.
In addition to her activities with TriLinc, Gloria is Chairman and Independent Trustee for RS Investments, a mutual fund complex with more than $20 billion in assets under management. She is also a life-long supporter of development-oriented philanthropic causes. Gloria currently sits on the board of multiple not-for-profit organizations and actively supports entrepreneurship research and education. She is an active speaker, and guest lecturer on Impact Investing and Ethical Leadership at conferences and several top business schools, including Columbia, Wheaton, Kellogg, MIT and Georgetown.