Managing Director, Golden Seeds, LLC Founder, Traversent Capital Partners, LLC Independent Trustee, Harris Associates Investment Trust – Oakmark Family of Funds
Mindy M. Posoff, Managing Director of Golden Seeds LLC , Founder of Traversent Capital Partners LLC, and Independent Trustee, Harris Associates Investment Trust – Oakmark Family of Funds joined the Foundation’s Board of Managers in 2013. Golden Seeds is an investment firm whose network is dedicated to investing in early stage companies with diverse management teams. Traversent is a consulting firm focusing on strategic solutions for hedge funds and asset management firms. Oakmark is a value driven complex of mutual funds.
Posoff is a senior financial services professional with expertise in strategic development, operational due diligence and institutional sales and marketing. She has over 20 years’ experience with top-tier global financial services organizations.
Prior to Traversent and Golden Seeds, Posoff was one of the three co-founders of NewMarket Capital Partners, LLC, an investment management company focusing on absolute return strategies for the institutional investor. She was the firm’s Chief Operating and Compliance Officer as well as Co-Head of Sales and Marketing.
Previously, Posoff was a Vice President at E*Trade. She was a key leader in business development and was instrumental in expanding the firm’s strategic asset gathering initiatives as well as developing alternative distribution channels for the online broker.
She served on the Board of Directors for E*Trade Asset Management, E*Trade Advisory Services and E*Advisor.com. Prior to E*Trade, Posoff was a Director at Credit Suisse First Boston and an institutional sales manager of the structured product sales group.
Posoff is a Trustee of The HighMark Mutual Funds, a member of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group. She also is a member of the Board of Directors of AboutOne, an online family management company, and a member of the Board of Directors of 100 Women in Hedge Funds.
Additionally, she is a member of the Board of Ben Franklin Technology Partners SEP, a member of Springboard Enterprises’ Council of National Advisors, the former Chair of the Board and a Member-Director of the Samuel S. Fels Fund. In 2007, she was appointed by Gov. Edward G. Rendell to the Board of Trustees of Salus University.
She has an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. from Beloit College.