Tom Mitchell is a Partner for the Endowment & Foundation Practice at Cambridge Associates.
Tom joined the firm in 2007 and has more than 20 years of experience in impact finance. He leads a team that partners with mission-driven institutions and families to build sophisticated investment portfolios designed to meet critical financial and client alignment objectives.
Throughout his career at the firm, Tom has been a leader and champion for helping clients invest their portfolios for impact and mission alignment. He helped launch and has continuously worked to advance the firm’s Sustainable and Impact Investing (SII) platform, a global team that enables clients to cultivate high-caliber and sustainable investment portfolios. He is a member of the firm’s SII Executive Committee, Co-Chair of the SII Council, and engages with collaborative industry organizations that benefit clients.
Prior to joining the firm, Tom served as an analyst investing impact capital with Agora Partnerships in Central America, and as a consultant to the World Bank where he evaluated educational investments in Brazil. He began his career in technology marketing, served two years as a Team Leader in AmeriCorps NCCC, helped launch the ZOOB play system from a start-up stage, and spent four years as the Director of Program Development for KaBOOM!, a community-focused non-profit.
Tom received his MBA from Duke University (CASE Scholar), his MRP from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and his AB from Stanford University. Tom was a scholarship athlete at Stanford and a member of the 1993 NCAA Champion Water Polo team.