KC Connors, CFA, CAIA



KC joined NEPC as a Partner and has over thirty years as a business leader and investment professional. KC is the Philanthropic Practice and Private Wealth Director for NEPC and is a Management Committee Member. In 2015, KC was named on CIO magazine’s  ranking of the 'World’s Most Influential Investment Consultants' as one of the top ten Specialist consultants for her endowment/foundation and healthcare expertise.  In both 2014 and 2013, KC was recognized by CIO magazine in their edition titled “The Knowledge Broker” as one of the top 25 world’s most influential investment consultants.

Prior to joining NEPC, KC was a Principal at Jeffrey Slocum & Associates. She was a member of Slocum’s management team overseeing planning, hedge funds, legal, risk management and human resources. KC was also a member of the Executive Committee responsible for overseeing the firm’s hedge fund investment strategy, portfolio construction and operational due diligence. Prior to Slocum, KC was a Consultant at Wyatt Investment Consulting and Ennis, Knupp & Associates.

KC earned her M.B.A., with honors, from the University of Chicago and a B.S. in Decision Sciences from Indiana University. KC holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designations.

KC was a member of Young Presidents Organization and has served on several boards in leadership capacities. KC currently serves on The Jeremiah Program National Board and the Apostle Islands Community Foundation.

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