Derrick Griffin is the Director of Alternative Investments at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN. He oversees the private equity, real assets, and hedge fund portfolios for the $770 million Endowment. Prior to joining Macalester in early 2016, Derrick was the CIO for AEC, a boutique alternatives investment firm based in Kansas City, MO. Derrick also spent over eight years with the Missouri State Employees’ Retirement System (MOSERS’) helping oversee the day-to-day management of approximately $2 billion of private capital investments. Derrick graduated with honors from Northwest Missouri State University and is currently a candidate to earn his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 2020. He is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst® and a Term Member on the Council on Foreign Relations.
Derrick Griffin, CAIA, Chapter Executive
Director Alternative Investments, Macalester College