Debby Kuenstner

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Investment Office

Debby Kuenstner '80
Chief Investment Officer

Debby Kuenstner joined Wellesley College as Chief Investment Officer (CIO) in February 2009. Before joining Wellesley, she was CIO of Brandeis University. Debby had previously been managing director of research for Fidelity Management & Research and CIO of Putnam Investment’s Value group. Her other roles include senior portfolio manager at DuPont Pension Fund Investment, international investment strategist at Merrill Lynch, and economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Debby received a bachelor of arts degree in economics summa cum laude from Wellesley College. She did graduate studies in statistics at the Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in New York before earning her M.B.A. with Distinction from New York University.