Toigo announces its 2015 40 Under 40

The Toigo Foundation announced its 2015 40 Under 40 — out of 650 individuals from 11 graduating classes of Toigo Fellows. Candidates are evaluated to identify finance and business professionals who show distinction in their careers and contributions to Toigo.

Press Release

The Toigo Foundation announced its 2015 40 Under 40. Each year, the Foundation acknowledges the ascent of new leaders within its growing and vibrant Alumni network with this prominent recognition.

Nominations for Toigo’s 40 Under 40 are made both by Toigo Alumni and staff. Over 650 individuals from 11 graduating classes of Toigo Fellows were evaluated to identify those finance and business professionals who show distinction in their careers and their contributions (in numerous ways) to Toigo.

Each year, the Toigo 40 Under 40 reflects a group poised for success and impact in their careers and who are role models toward the legacy of the Toigo Foundation. The 2015 Toigo 40 Under 40 are:

Eric Allen (Wharton, 2004)

President & Co-Founder,

Ryan Ashley (Harvard, 2011)

Vice President, The Carlyle Group

Tchintcia Barros (Harvard, 2005)

Equity Portfolio Manager, Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Vincent Benjamin (Harvard, 2009)

Enterprise Relationship Manager, LinkedIn

Lennitt Bligen (MIT Sloan, 2011)

Vice President, Duff & Phelps, LLC

Hugh Browne (Stanford, 2008)

Principal, Rho Capital Partners

Marvis Burns (Wharton, 2014)

CEO, Rent Scene

Bruno Dieseldorff (UCLA Anderson, 2011)

Manager-Investment Analysis, Northrop Grumman Corporation

Patrick Egeonu (Wharton, 2007)

Head of Asset Management-Real Estate, Assurant Asset Management

Nnennia Ejebe (Harvard, 2012)

Investment Associate, I&P Management

Kathlika Fontes (Columbia, 2012)

Senior Associate-Private Equity, StepStone Group LP

Akinwole Garrett (Duke Fuqua, 2011)

Director, Digital Media Business Development, CBS Local Media

Betsy George (Harvard, 2010)

Equity Analyst, (Formerly) MFS Investment Management

Aaron Graf (Columbia, 2008)

Co-Founder, LG Fairmount

Mike Hollman (Columbia, 2009)

Vice President, Citi

Jennifer Hoover (Emory, 2010)

Vice President-Asset Management, Capri Capital Partners LLC

Charles Hudson (Stanford, 2005)

Partner, SoftTech VC

Susan Yun Lee (Harvard, 2009)

Private Markets Consultant, Angeles Investment Advisors

Tanaka Maswoswe (Harvard, 2010)

Vice President, The Carlyle Group

Marcus McFadden (Columbia, 2010)

Vice President, Deutsche Bank

Marcus Moore (UCLA Anderson, 2003)

Vice President-High Yield Analyst, Wells Fargo & Co.

Sebenza Nkomo (Dartmouth-Tuck, 2007)

Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Alex Ortiz (UC Berkeley Haas, 2007)

Vice President of Marketing, QuanticMind

Mark Price (Harvard Business, 2004)

Senior Vice President, Loop Capital

Nathaniel Robinson (Dartmouth -Tuck, 2007)

Founder, Beau Robins Group

Ryan Smith (Stanford, 2014)

Investments, Magic Johnson Enterprises

James Spencer (Harvard, 2002)

Senior Investment Director, Cambridge Associates

Garth Timoll (Cornell, 2004)

Principal, Top Tier Capital Partners, LLC

Thanh Tran (Chicago Booth, 2007)

Investment Officer, Liberty Mutual Investments

Michael Trivino (Columbia, 2011)

High Yield Analyst, T. Rowe Price

Jerry Varnado (Columbia, 2014)

Associate, Bank of America

Valerie Villarreal (Stanford, 2012)

Director, Live Nation Entertainment | Trustee, Los Angeles County Employees’ Retirement Association

Isa Watson (MIT Sloan, 2013)

Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Envested

Kwame Webb (Wharton, 2013)

Equity Analyst, Morningstar, Inc.

Tony Wei (UCLA Anderson, 2009)

Executive Director, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.

John Wilbeck (Kellogg, 2007)

Director, Hines

Arlen Wiley (Chicago Booth, 2007)

Analyst, Perkins Investment Management

Lisa Williams (Columbia, 2011)

Investment Associate, Imprint Capital Advisors

Visit to see the full bios of the 2015 Toigo 40 Under 40.

About Toigo
Toigo’s mission is to encourage and support exceptional minority students to become the future financial leaders in the global economy. Founded in 1989, the non-profit has created a highly regarded platform for leadership development that includes high standards for academic and professional achievement, demonstration of ethical leadership, and a passion for social responsibility. Today, Toigo has honored nearly 1,200 young professionals with the distinction of Toigo Fellow and membership into one of the most dynamic professional networks in the nation. Toigo programs span and support minority leaders through the full arc of their careers, including: Board Leadership with All A Board; women in leadership with Groundbreakers; and entrepreneurship with Bridge to Business.