Andrea Turner Moffitt
Harness the Power of the Purse; Center for Talent Innovation
Andrea Turner Moffitt is a national thought leader on women investors. Her recent book Harness the Power of the Purse: Winning Women Investors is the culmination of nearly three years of research on women investors across six countries. She also co-authored a groundbreaking global study on women investors at the Center for Talent Innovation where she was previously a Senior Vice President and now serves as a Senior Advisor. Her work has been featured in Forbes, Harvard Business Review, Inc., Fortune, NPR, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, among other media outlets and is a frequent commentator on CNBC Power Pitch. Turner Moffitt specializes in issues relating to women investors, leadership, diversity and social impact making her a sought after speaker and resource for companies building talent and business strategies to realize growth opportunities in diverse markets. Turner Moffitt has served as a strategic advisor for numerous financial services firms. She designed business strategies for large financial institutions to realize growth opportunities through better reaching and serving women investors and building more inclusive and diverse cultures across global organizations.
Turner Moffitt is also the co-founder of Plum Alley Investments, a private investment platform committed to increasing the base of capital for women entrepreneurs and gender diverse teams while creating a powerful and engaging experience for a broader base of investors to influence innovation and shape the future. With a growing base of diverse investors that span Wall Street, Silicon Valley, Fortune 500 companies, philanthropy and other sectors, Plum Alley Investments curates investing and innovation experiences for women and men with a focus on purpose driven, early-stage companies.
As a former investment banker and hedge fund analyst, Turner Moffitt has extensive investing background across various asset classes. She worked globally at Citibank structuring investment products and leading over $1 billion of debt financings. Earlier in her career, she helped build a hedge fund of funds with responsibility for overseeing the firm’s portfolio of investments and leading marketing and capital raising efforts with high net worth and institutional investors. Turner Moffitt began her career as an investing banking analyst at Robertson Stephens where she sourced and financed high growth technology companies.
An honors graduate from Columbia Business School and the School of International and Public Affairs, she earned her BA from Tulane University. Turner Moffitt is the Co-chair of Columbia Business School’s Social Enterprise Alumni Circle and is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She has also been actively involved in High Water Women and 100 Women in Hedge Funds and servers as a member of the board of Newcomb College Institute Dean’s Advisory Council. She lives in Brooklyn Heights with her husband and two young children.
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