Steve Godeke, Senior Advisor


Steve Godeke is a Wealth & Giving Forum Senior Advisor. He is also an independent financial advisor who works with foundations, corporations, and non-profit organizations to integrate their investment and philanthropic goals.  He advises organizations and individuals on the creation and execution of mission-related investment strategies across asset classes and program areas. 

Steve's clients include The Rockefeller Foundation, The Robin Hood Foundation, The Conference Board, The F.B. Heron Foundation, The World Economic Forum and corporate clients in the financial services and pharmaceutical industries.  In addition, he serves as an adjunct professor at New York University where he currently teaches a course in Microfinance and Social Entrepreneurship.

Prior to establishing his own firm, Steven worked for twelve years in corporate and project finance with Deutsche Bank.  He attended Purdue University where he received a B.S. in Management and a B.A. in German.  He studied as a Fulbright Scholar in Cologne and has an M.P.A from Harvard University.