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Joseph Wana
Investment Analyst, Private Markets

Joseph Wana joined TIFF in 2024 as an analyst on the Private Market’s team, where he conducts investment research, furthers sourcing efforts, and performs sponsor and direct investment due diligence.

Joseph graduated from the University of Chicago with honors, where he double majored in Economics and Creative Writing. He is originally from Jakarta, Indonesia, and has held a long interest in policy development, data intelligence, and international relations. He remains engaged with KitaBisa.com (Indonesia’s GoFundMe platform) and participates in Amnesty International’s Write for Rights campaign.

When he’s not working, Joseph enjoys exploring different forms of writing. In college, Joseph was an active participant in various writing initiatives including the Intercollegiate Finance Journal (as a senior writer) and MODA Blog (as Editor-in-Chief).

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Aaron Neuman
Private Markets Senior Associate
Bradley Calder
Executive Director, Investments
Brendon Parry, CFA
Head of Private Markets, Deputy CIO
Carolyn Patton, CFA
Managing Director, Head of Private Market Client Solutions
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Damiano Cuppone
Investment Analyst, Equities

Damiano Cuppone joined TIFF in 2024 and serves as an analyst in equity-oriented strategies. He performs sourcing, investment research, and manager selection across marketable equity-oriented assets. Prior to TIFF, he worked at UniCredit in Italy, focusing on both retail and business banking as well as private wealth management.

Damiano holds a master’s degree in law, summa cum laude, from the University of Perugia. Damiano is fluent in Italian, French, and Spanish.

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Private Markets Senior Associate
Bradley Calder
Executive Director, Investments
Brendon Parry, CFA
Head of Private Markets, Deputy CIO
Carolyn Patton, CFA
Managing Director, Head of Private Market Client Solutions
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Carolyn Patton, CFA
Managing Director, Head of Private Market Client Solutions

Carolyn Patton joined TIFF in 2022 and serves as Head of Private Market Client Solutions and a member of the Senior Management Team. She has worked with institutional clients and consultants over her 25+ year career, managing relationships across the globe.

Prior to joining TIFF, Carolyn represented boutique firm, Sustainable Growth Advisers, based in Connecticut. She has worked at some of the leading investment management firms in the industry including Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Janus Capital Group, Turner Investments, and Deutsche Asset Management, in senior strategy and distribution roles. Carolyn has lived and worked in London, England, Denver, Colorado, and currently resides in Radnor, Pennsylvania.

Carolyn served as President of the Association of Investment Management Sales Executives (AIMSE) where, in partnership with the TOIGO Foundation, she helped spearhead the creation of the AIMSE Scholarship program to promote diversity and inclusion within the asset management industry. She brings a broad perspective of investment markets and an understanding of the differing needs of institutional clients. Carolyn is a CFA® charterholder and a member of the CFA Society of Philadelphia. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from The University of Virginia.

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Aaron Neuman
Private Markets Senior Associate
Anuja Navaratna
Executive Director, Head of Operations
Bradley Calder
Executive Director, Investments
Brendon Parry, CFA
Head of Private Markets, Deputy CIO
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Nicholas Lam
Investment Analyst, Private Markets

Nicholas Lam joined TIFF in 2022 as an analyst on the Private Market’s team, working across the firm’s primary fund commitments and PE direct investment opportunities.

Nicholas graduated from Bowdoin College, double majoring in Economics and Government/Legal Studies. He actively volunteers at the Jimmy Fund and Mid Coast Hunger Prevention. His favorite volunteer event is the Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl, which is an ice-cream fundraiser held in Boston Common and Boston’s City Plaza raising money for cancer research.

In his free time, Nicholas enjoys travelling and reading. While travelling throughout Europe in college, Nicholas studied the effect of religion on Italian cultural norms and visited historical sites like the Vatican and St. Peter’s Basilica. Some of his favorite books include How to Lie with Statistics and Freefall, which began his interest in investing and risk management.

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Aaron Neuman
Private Markets Senior Associate
Bradley Calder
Executive Director, Investments
Brendon Parry, CFA
Head of Private Markets, Deputy CIO
Carolyn Patton, CFA
Managing Director, Head of Private Market Client Solutions
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Zhe Shen, CFA
Managing Director, Head of Diversifying Strategies

Zhe joined TIFF in 2021 and serves as Managing Director of the Diversifying Strategies group. Zhe is responsible for evaluating and selecting a global portfolio of specialist managers investing in niche markets who have a competitive edge in their space. He and the team source investment ideas across numerous asset classes and implement an evidence-based investment approach.

Prior to joining TIFF, Zhe worked on the sell-side first covering Aerospace & Defense at Goldman Sachs then Software & Business Services at AllianceBernstein before becoming a Portfolio Manager of alternatives and long/short equity at Portland House Partners. Zhe holds a BS in Finance, Investment, and Banking from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a double major in Economics and is a CFA® charterholder.

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Aaron Neuman
Private Markets Senior Associate
Bradley Calder
Executive Director, Investments
Brendon Parry, CFA
Head of Private Markets, Deputy CIO
Carolyn Patton, CFA
Managing Director, Head of Private Market Client Solutions
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