Jackie VanderBrug, Managing Director, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Corp., is responsible for defining and executing investment strategies focusing on U.S. Trust® Impact Investing initiatives across all asset classes. She is a regular contributor of the thought leadership report – IMPACT FORUM– with topics on sustainability, millennials and corporate strategy that align with investment strategies for high net worth individuals, families and foundations. She is a regular speaker and presenter representing U.S. Trust at conferences including the Nantucket Project, Clinton Global Initiative, Aspen Ideas Festival, and Social Capital Media (SOCAP).
Prior to joining U.S. Trust, Jackie was managing director at Criterion Ventures, a hybrid consulting firm where she worked with high net worth individuals and large non-profits on impact strategies and led the development of the field of Gender Lens Investing; she also led the Business Development of the start-up team at iBasis; and, co-founded WORK IN PROGRESS, a non-profit social enterprise focused on career development for underprivileged youth. She started her career as a domestic policy analyst for the U.S. Congress and as a strategy consultant for Fortune 500 firms.
Jackie received her M.B.A. from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and her B.S. in Mathematics from Calvin College. She is an Aspen Institute First Mover Fellow and serves on the Board of Trustees of Donations.