I. Roxanne Ozoude, Executive Director

Roxanne Ozoude serves as Executive Director of the Wealth & Giving Forum. She guides the development and execution of all initiatives, manages the organization's engagements and activities, and oversees the Senior Advisory Board. 

Roxanne also founded and is Chief Consultant at Ijeoma Consulting, LLC, a boutique marketing and business consulting firm. She has 15 years of experience in business and brand building. She began her career as head of marketing and client service at Waterford Partners, LLC, a New York-based long/short, developed and emerging markets hedge fund. After mastering the intricacies of the hedge fund business, she joined Hillview Capital Advisors, a private wealth management firm headquartered in New York. Initially, she spent her time there as part of the investment research team, but soon became the Director of Investment Services and ultimately, the Director of Marketing. As the firm's marketing director, she was responsible for the design, development, and execution of the firm's marketing strategy, including branding, internal and external communications, events, client education, and relationship development.

Roxanne's professional experience ranges from hedge fund client service and portfolio analysis/administration to strategy analysis, marketing and brand development in the wealth & investment management industry. Specifically, her experience in high net worth client service and relationship development has honed her perspective on philanthropy and the intersection between investing and social impact.

She is a member of the NYC Advisory Board for Friends of Karen, an organization focused on providing support for children with life threatening diseases, and their families. She is also an active committee member for the Child Center of New York. Roxanne earned a B.A. in Economics (with a concentration in Finance) from Binghamton University.