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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

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