Meredith B. Jenkins is chief investment officer for Trinity Church Wall Street, where she is responsible for the investment management and oversight of the church’s endowment and real estate holdings.
Prior to joining Trinity, Ms. Jenkins was the co-chief investment officer of Carnegie Corporation of New York, Andrew Carnegie’s foundation, from 2011 to 2016. She joined in 1999 as its first investment associate and was an integral part of the build-out of the corporation’s investment capability under its first chief investment officer.
After moving to Hong Kong in 2007 for family reasons, Ms. Jenkins served as the corporation’s special representative to Hong Kong, focusing on investment opportunities in Asia, including China, Japan, India, Southeast Asia and Australia. During this time, she continued as an active member of the investment leadership team. Before joining Carnegie Corporation, she was a buy-side equity research associate for Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. and an investment banking analyst at Goldman Sachs.
Ms. Jenkins received a B.A. in English language and literature, with distinction, from the University of Virginia, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School.
Ms. Jenkins serves on the investment committees and boards of trustees of The Wenner-Gren Foundation, The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, and The Windward School. She is married and the mother of three boys.