Managing Director and Head of Marketing
Kirsten McElroy, Managing Director and Head of Marketing of Northwood Securities, has over 25 years’ experience in the investment management and financial services industry, with responsibility for product development, sales and marketing, including 17 years developing client relationships. As Head of Marketing for Northwood Securities, she is responsible for all marketing and investor relations for the firm.
Prior to joining NWS, she held a similar position at EII Capital Management, Inc. (EII) for over 12 years, where she was Managing Director and led the firm’s efforts to develop relationships with consultants and expand its client base and assets with pension and sovereign wealth funds, endowments, foundations, and financial institutions. Additional experience includes over 14 years at JP Morgan in a number of the firm’s securities and financial services businesses – including positions as Client Advisor on the Institutional Sales Team in the Asset Management Division, Product Manager for the firm’s Securities Lending business, and Systems Group Manager in Global Custody.
At the outset of her career Ms. McElroy spent a year as an assistant lobbyist with Footwear Industries of America and two years as a systems engineer at Electronic Data Systems.
Ms. McElroy received her BA in Economics in 1985 from the University of Washington and a M.B.A in 1994 from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.