Jessica Portis joined TIFF in 2020 and serves as Head of Member Portfolio Management and Services. In this role, she collaborates closely with the investment and member-facing teams to develop and execute investment solutions that cater to the unique objectives of TIFF’s members.
Prior to joining TIFF, Jess was a Partner at Mercer, where she oversaw the delivery of investment-related services to both advisory and OCIO nonprofit clients. Additionally, she spent 15 years at Summit Strategies Group, where she held various roles across the consulting and research groups.
Jess is deeply committed to supporting nonprofit organizations and currently on the board of the Visiting Nurse Association of St. Louis and serves on the endowment/investment committees of the Center for Creative Arts (COCA) of St. Louis and the Missouri Foundation for Health.
Jess holds a BS degree in Accounting from the University of Missouri – St. Louis and is a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) charterholder. She is also a member of the TIFF Advisory Services (TAS) Board.