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Rachel S.L. Minard Bio

Rachel S.L. Minard

Career Highlights

  • 27 years marketing in the global institutional asset management business
  • 24 years building businesses and raising assets specifically for alternative investment firms
  • Raised over $18B 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
  • Personal network spans 24 countries and contacts across every distribution channel
  • 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
  • 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 2020)


Frequent speaker at global industry conferences including: AIMSE, Alpha Hedge /II, AWAI, CNBC, Conifer Securities, FOX, FWA, GAIM, HFR, HedgeWorld, IIR, IMI, IMN, InfoVest21, Jefferies, NACUBO, PAICR, Pension Bridge, P&I, Pillsbury, Reuters, SEI Executive Summit, SRI, Texas HFA, Terrapin, WACUBO. In 2016, conceived, co-hosted and managed EPIC Returns, a first-of-its-kind conference at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay that brought 150 of the world's most important active allocators, representing $14T in assets.

In 2017, conceived and launched The Minard Guild. With 100 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 issues. www.minardguild.com

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