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Jackie O. Gifford

Managing Director, Public Equities

Jackie O. Gifford headshotJackie directs the firm’s activities in non-U.S. equity investments and
co-leads the public equity team. Prior to joining Strategic, she served over 10 years at the Annie E. Casey Foundation, most recently as Director of Marketable Investments, and, prior to that, Director of Hedge Fund investments. She has over 25 years of institutional investment experience including direct portfolio management and product management across equity, fixed income, real assets, and derivatives.  She also founded and ran a successful bakery. Jackie served for over a decade in leadership roles within the Board of Directors for the Baltimore Child Abuse Center (BCAC) including as Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary.

Jackie holds an M.B.A. from Loyola University Graduate School and a B.A. in Economics with a minor in Finance from Pennsylvania State University.