Minard Capital

Rachel S.L. Minard Bio

Rachel S.L. Minard

Career Highlights

  • 29 years marketing in the global institutional asset management business
  • 24 years building businesses and raising assets specifically for alternative investment firms
  • Raised over $28B across career, $6B for 4 FOHF firms
  • Built 4 FOHFs from scratch to become award-nominated/winning
  • Launched Minard Capital in 2011, Minard Capital Media in 2014 & Minard Venture Capital in 2015
  • Firm's network spans 22 countries and contacts across all 26 distinct distribution channels
  • Member, Investor Sub-Committee, Westover School Endowment


  • Contributor and Guest Speaker, TEDxMarin & TEDsf
  • Contributor and Quoted, "Top Hedge Fund Investors: Stories, Strategies & Advice" by Kochard and Rittereiser, Wiley
  • Contributor and Guest Speaker, CNBC, Live Television
  • Keynote Speaker, Wesley W. Marple Distinguished Lecturer, Northeastern University
  • Keynote Speaker, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
  • Keynote Speaker, SEI Annual Client Conference, SEI Investments
  • Keynote Speaker, Wilshire Associates Annual Client Symposium
  • Profiles in Leadership: Business Luminaries, Northeastern University
  • Author, “Third Party Marketing: Owning the Story,” The EuroMoney Hedge Funds Handbook
  • Author, "The Art of the Institutional Sale " (to be published in 2021)
  • Author, "Speaking in Thumbs: The Handbook of Empathy" (to be published in 2022)


Frequent speaker at global industry conferences including: CNBC, Bloomberg Markets, Milken Institute, AIMSE, NACUBO, Pension Bridge, P&I, Pillsbury and dozens more.

In 2015, conceived and launched The Minard Guild. With 150 decision-making, active allocators and 50 asset manager CIOs attending, The Guild is a closed-door, press-free, immersive idea-sharing and networking event designed to bring important industry experts together to discuss and diagnose key investment issues and solutions. www.minardguild.com

Read an interview with Rachel Minard in the Female Entrepreneur Encyclopedia

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