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Sandra A. Urie CFA
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cambridge Associates LLC
100 Women in Hedge Funds Executive Committee member – Vice Chair
Sandy Urie is Cambridge Associates’ Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and has been with the firm since 1985. Prior to assuming the CEO position, she was the Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for directing the firm’s consulting practice. Prior to assuming her management positions, she was an active member of the consulting staff providing investment consulting services to a number of endowed nonprofit institutions and private clients, with a specialty in long-range financial planning. Before Sandy joined Cambridge Associates, she worked as a member of the faculty at Phillips Academy (Andover) where she taught Russian language and served on the Admissions Office staff. She also served on the School’s development office staff where she had responsibilities for capital fund raising and eventually assumed the position of Associate Secretary of the Academy with responsibility for the School’s annual giving and alumni programs.

Sandy was a member and vice-chair of the Investors’ Committee of The U.S. President's Working Group on Financial Markets (2007-2010) focusing on defining best practices in alternative assets, including due diligence and ongoing oversight. She currently serves on the Board of Overseers at Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Board of Visitors of the New England Baptist Hospital, Board of Overseers at Boston Lyric Opera, Board of Directors at Social Finance, Inc., Stanford Management Company Board of Directors, and the Global Board of 100 Women in Hedge Funds as Vice Chair. Sandy also currently serves on the Board of The Plymouth Rock Company. She formerly served on the Boards of Yale School of Management, Homesite Group Incorporated, Phillips Academy, Belmont Day School, Buckingham Browne & Nichols School, the Board of Overseers at the deCordova Museum and the Board of Overseers of The Institute of Contemporary Art. Sandy was an honoree at the 2005 "Women Who Make a Difference" award ceremony, hosted annually by the National Council for Research on Women.

Sandy graduated from Stanford University and received an MPPM degree from the Yale School of Organization and Management. She has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.