WASHINGTON, January 2, 2019 – The National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC) announced today that Carmen Ortiz-McGhee has joined the advocacy organization as Executive Vice President.
Over the past six years, the NAIC has executed a growth strategy that has significantly expanded its membership base and increased the flow of capital to diverse-owned firms. During that time, the NAIC has created a number of new programs, developed several new services, and built strategic alliances and partnerships which have expanded its reach and market impact. The Executive Vice President will be instrumental in leading the NAIC’s existing programs, services and providing capacity for future growth.
Her responsibilities will include:
- Association Membership
- Industry Research & Market Insights
- Private Equity & Hedge Fund Industry Events
- Association Marketing & Web Services
- The Private Equity Women’s Initiative
- Affinity Services
- Industry Alliances
With over 17 years of experience in advocacy on behalf of diverse asset managers, both as a CEO and a board member, Ortiz-McGhee brings to NAIC deep knowledge, insights, and strong relationships that will meaningfully enhance the organization’s impact and effectiveness. Her leadership, expertise, and deep relationships within the institutional investor community will also serve to enhance NAIC’s influence and reach with key stakeholders.
“I am honored and excited to join this prestigious organization,”says Ortiz-McGhee. “As the leading advocacy group for diverse private equity and hedge funds, NAIC is creating important pathways to increased access to capital and a deeper understanding of the demonstrable value created daily by its member firms. I look forward to contributing to its future growth and evolution.”
“We are delighted to add Carmen to the NAIC team,”says Robert L. Greene, President and Chief Executive Officer. “NAIC’s members and the diverse manager industry will benefit greatly from her leadership, tenacity and expertise.”
Prior to joining the NAIC, Ortiz-McGhee was Senior Vice President for Aon, a global risk and human capital consulting firm. Prior to Aon, she served as Vice President of Business Development & Investor Relations for a boutique real estate private equity firm with more than a $1 billion in assets under management. She also previously served as President of The Marathon Club, an affiliate of NAIC, established to accelerate wealth creation and deal flow for ethnically diverse professionals.
About the NAIC: Based in Washington, DC, the National Association of Investment Companies (www.naicpe.com) was founded in 1971. Comprised of more than 55 member firms representing over $100 billion of assets under management, it is the largest network of diverse-owned private equity firms and hedge funds in the United States.
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