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Tracy Palandjian

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Social Finance

Bio Current as of April 6, 2022

Tracy Palandjian is CEO and Co-Founder of Social Finance, a national impact finance and advisory nonprofit that builds innovative partnerships and investments to measurably improve lives. The firm became a fund manager in 2019 to launch its Career Impact Bond strategy, a student-friendly financing model aimed at expanding economic opportunity for people facing barriers to education and employment. To date, Social Finance has catalyzed over $350 million to help more than 45,000 people realize improved outcomes in education, economic mobility, health, and housing. Prior to Social Finance, Tracy was a Managing Director at The Parthenon Group, where she established and led the Nonprofit Practice. She also worked at Wellington Management Company and McKinsey & Company. Tracy is Vice Chair of the U.S. Impact Investing Alliance, a Trustee of the Global Steering Group on Impact Investing, and a Director at both The Boston Foundation and Mass General Brigham. A native of Hong Kong, Tracy graduated from Harvard College with a B.A. magna cum laude in Economics and holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, where she was a Baker Scholar. She is a recipient of the HBS Alumni Achievement Award, the School’s highest honor.