Paula B. Pretlow is involved in a variety of civic activities centered around non-profit boards and volunteer work. She joined The Kresge Foundation’s Board of Trustees in 2014.
She retired from The Capital Group Companies as a senior vice president in 2011. At The Capital Group, one of the world’s largest investment management firms, she was responsible for business development and client relationships for public pension plans.
Prior to joining the firm in 1999, Pretlow worked with Barclays Global Investors (now BlackRock), Montgomery Asset Management and Chancellor LGT Asset Management. Her investment industry experience also includes fixed-income sales with Credit Suisse and time as a portfolio engineer with AXA/Rosenberg. She has spent her entire career in finance, beginning as a corporate banking officer at Wells Fargo Bank.
Pretlow earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Northwestern University and a Master of Business Administration in finance and economics from Northwestern’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
She serves on the board of trustees for Northwestern University as well as on the board of directors for The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation. She is also a board member for the CION/Ares Diversified Credit Fund.
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