05 Dec Thome named director of investments at WARF
Madison, Wis. – Carrie J. Thome has been named director of investments at the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.
In her new position, Thome manages a diverse investment portfolio worth an estimated $1.8 billion. Income and gains from the portfolio are gifted to the University of Wisconsin-Madison to support campus research. Thome, holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and real estate, as well as a master’s degree in finance from UW-Madison, has served as interim director of WARF since April. She joined the organization in 2001 as associate director of investments.
Prior to joining WARF, Thome was assistant portfolio manager at the State of Wisconsin Investment Board, where she managed a $3 billion private equity portfolio, and she served as a financial analyst with Heartland Properties of Madison.
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