Chenae W. Edwards, CPA

Senior Consultant


Chenae is a member of the Philanthropic Practice Group and focuses primarily on Endowment and Foundation clients.  She is recognized as an asset allocation specialist and serves on NEPC’s Asset Allocation Committee, which oversees the development of asset class assumptions and general client actions for the firm.  She works with clients on developing investment policy statements, conducting asset allocation studies, and leading research projects.  Chenae authored the white paper, Nonprofit Organizations: Annual Audit Survival Guide, focused on equipping nonprofit finance professionals with tools to prepare for their annual financial statement audits. 


Prior to joining NEPC in 2013, Chenae worked at Goldman Sachs in Private Wealth Management and at Sovereign’s Capital as an Analyst focused on investments in frontier markets.  Chenae also worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a Senior Associate in the Financial Services Audit Practice where she focused on the banking and asset management industries.  Chenae is Co-chair, Tuck Association of Diverse Alumni and Treasurer, Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Chenae holds an M.B.A. from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and a B.S. from North Carolina A&T State University.  Chenae is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in North Carolina.

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