Gina Sanchez, Chairwoman and Founder, CHANTICO GLOBAL, LLC

Gina Sanchez

Chairwoman and Founder

Gina Sanchez is director of equity and asset allocation strategy for RGE. Before joining RGE, Ms. Sanchez spent four years as an institutional asset manager, serving at the California Endowment, a US$3 billion Los Angeles-based foundation, as managing director of public investments and at the Ford Foundation, a US$10 billion New York-based foundation, as director of public investments. In both roles, Ms. Sanchez was responsible for making asset allocation and manager selection recommendations for all external public managers, including both total return and absolute return strategies. In addition, she was a portfolio manager and strategist for eight years at American Century Investment Management in Mountain View, Calif. She also worked in Emerging Markets Research at JP Morgan in New York. Ms. Sanchez is frequently quoted in Barron's, Bloomberg, The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, and was a recipient of Institutional Investor's 2009 Foundations and Endowments Rising Stars Award. She holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Harvard and a master's in international policy studies from Stanford.