Nancy has over 30 years of experience in the investment management industry. Prior to co-founding Lyell, Nancy was a Portfolio Manager, shareholder and Investment Committee member at Atherton Lane Advisers. Prior to Atherton Lane, Nancy spent 5 years at the Portola Group and 17 years as Senior Vice President in institutional fixed income at Prudential Securities and Salomon Brothers. Her clients included prominent fixed-income institutions throughout the United States. She holds an MBA in Finance from Washington University in St. Louis and a BS in Finance from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Nancy has been an active volunteer in the community with involvement in education and child development programs.
Nancy and her teenage daughter, Natalie, live in Palo Alto. Nancy’s home life has revolved around Natalie’s competitive swimming, and she has seen countless swim-decks in the Western U.S.