Jackie VanderBrug is a managing director and investment strategist at U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management within the Global Wealth & Investment Management division of Bank of America. In this role, she 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 reports – 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 an 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. Jackie is an Aspen Institute First Mover Fellow and serves on the Board of the Trustees of the Donations.