In this version of the View video series Fairview Co-Founder and Managing Partner Laurence C. Morse, Ph.D., interviews Treasurer Shawn T. Wooden, Connecticut’s 83rd State Treasurer. The Treasurer shares his personal history, an update on Connecticut’s pension funds and their private equity portfolio, and thoughts on serving as a sole Trustee. In addition, the Treasurer describes the role of pension plans in promoting diversity and inclusion, how pension plans can overcome structural challenges to support diverse managers, and much more.
Select clips and the full interview can be found below.
Treasurer Wooden provides an update on how Connecticut’s state pension plans have fared through the economic volatility associated with COVID-19.
Treasurer Wooden discusses diversity initiatives at Connecticut’s pension plans and the responsibilities pension plans nationwide have to incorporate diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Treasurer Wooden provides advice to diverse managers and advises how pension plans can overcome the structural challenges of investing with diverse managers.
Treasurer Wooden defines what measures he will use to determine his success as Connecticut’s 83rd State Treasurer.
Watch the complete interview here: