JENNA BUSSMAN-WISE is the founder and CEO of BeWise Ventures, LLC a consulting firm focused on impact investing and financial coaching with the goal of aligning clients’ investing and personal values. Prior to founding BeWise Ventures she served as the Regional Chief Investment Officer for Bermuda at Enstar Group Limited overseeing approximately $5 Billion in assets in the region. She spent five years at AIG Investments within the Alternatives, Equity and External Mandates group and allocating a multi-billion dollar portfolio of hedge fund investments on behalf of AIG and its subsidiaries. Ms. Bussman-Wise has been involved in the asset management industry in various capacities for her entire career. She served as an institutional salesperson on the listed derivatives desk at Deutsche Bank Securities, a research analyst at Adair Capital, LLC, an investment advisor that managed multiple funds of hedge funds and lead the hedge fund due diligence efforts at Channel Capital, LLC, an institutional capital raising firm within hedge fund industry. She started her career in 2002 at Chubb Insurance Company within the Department of Financial Institutions where she specialized in underwriting hedge fund and private equity firms.
Ms. Bussman-Wise received her BA in Economics from Hamilton College and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business where she specialized in both Financial Instruments & Markets and Leadership & Change Management. She holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA®) designation.
In her spare time she likes to spend her time traveling, teaching personal finance to youth, and refereeing rugby matches. She and her wife Jayne reside in Asbury Park, NJ.