Shally Shanker

Manager, Mission Investing, The Schmidt Family Foundation; Former Vice President, Investments, Hillspire, LLC.

Shally Shanker is Manager of Mission Investing for The Schmidt Family Foundation. She is responsible for the Foundation’s portfolio of program-related investments (PRI) and mission-related investments (MRI), and in that role works with a team of content experts to identify, structure, and manage investments that are consistent with the Foundation’s mission and return profile. The portfolio seeks to create environmental and social impact in the areas of agriculture, food, water, waste reduction, energy, health, access to finance, and human rights.

Shally has over 20 years of investment management experience structuring and managing global portfolios of debt and equity instruments. Previously, she was the Investment Officer at The Schmidt Family Foundation and Vice President of Investments at Hillspire, LLC.