Daniel Gould

Vice President of Investments & Operations, Marguerite Casey Foundation

As Vice President of Investments & Operations, Dan develops the Foundation’s financial and investment strategy to ensure that MCF’s financial management and investment practices align with its organizational priorities. In this role, Dan’s goal is to center a commitment to racial equity and justice across the entirety of MCF’s financial resources to support MCF’s mission to shift resources and power to working people and their families.

Prior to joining MCF, Dan was a Senior Portfolio Manager at TIAA in the Private Asset Management division. At TIAA, he managed over $1 billion in assets for high net worth individuals and foundations. With over 17 years of experience in investment management, Dan has also held roles in equity research, asset management, and portfolio management.

Dan is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and holds both the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFAⓇ) and Chartered Alternative Investments Analyst (CAIAⓇ) charters. He has also earned a Certificate in Fundraising Management from the University of Washington.


Effective Family Philanthropy in Action

Strategies for Scaling Philanthropic Impact Through Values-Aligned Investing

Posted on May 2, 2024 by Daniel Gould

The Marguerite Casey Foundation (MCF) updated its investment policy statement to align its endowment with its grantmaking work. The foundation’s endowment continues to grow, beating industry benchmarks, while supporting the mission of the organization. Dan Gould, vice president of investments and operations at MCF, outlines four pillars that inform MCF’s values-aligned investing, including diversifying asset managers and engaging in shareholder… Read More