Kristin Finney-Cooke, Senior Consultant, NEPC, LLC

Kristin R. Finney-Cooke CAIA

Senior Consultant
NEPC, LLC


Kristin joined NEPC in 2010, and her investment career began in 1998. Prior to joining NEPC, Kristin was a Principal at Mercer Investment Consulting with broad responsibility in all facets of client management with a focus on public and corporate clientele. While at Mercer, Kristin was their National Public Fund Segment Leader for three years and led the Emerging Managers Task Force. Prior to Mercer, Kristin was a Financial Advisor in the Private Client Services Group of Credit Suisse First Boston. At Credit Suisse First Boston, Kristin developed and implemented customized investment strategies for her high net worth and institutional client base. Kristin also conducted research in the private equity and hedge fund asset classes in order to identify opportunities for smaller institutional clients. Kristin holds an M.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago and a B.S. from Howard University. Kristin is a frequent speaker at conferences including, Annual NASP, Plan Sponsor and Emerging Minority Manager Consortium, IMN Public Funds Summit and IL PERS Conferences and the Stars and Stripes Conference. Kristin is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designee.