Eve Guernsey

Independent Director

Eve Guernsey retired in October 2010 from the position of Chief Executive Officer of JP Morgan Investment Management Americas, a position she held since 2002. She was responsible for strategy development and management of the Institutional Asset Management business, serving pension funds, endowments, and foundations; JP Morgan Funds, the proprietary mutual funds business that serves both retail and high net worth clients; Global Liquidity, providing multi-currency cash management products to institutions worldwide and Retirement Plan Services, a defined contribution and defined benefit record keeper and administrator to US retirement plans.

Eve chaired the Executive Committee for Investment Management Americas and was a member of the Operating Committee of JP Morgan’s Asset Management division. She also served on the Executive Committee of JP Morgan Chase and was a member of the board of directors for the JP Morgan Chase Foundation where she chaired the foundation’s Investment Committee and served on the Audit Committee.

During her career with JP Morgan’s Asset Management division, Eve held a number of leadership roles. From 1996 to 2002, she worked in Institutional Asset Management, rising to head that business in 1999. From 1992 until 1996 she led JP Morgan’s US proprietary mutual fund group, the JP Morgan Mutual Funds. Eve joined JP Morgan directly after graduating from Smith College in 1977 and during her first fifteen years with the company, held a succession of roles within JP Morgan’s Private Client Group where she worked with high net worth clients and families, bringing to bear the various services JP Morgan offered including generational planning, investment management, investment management, lending and brokerage for her clients.

Eve attended the Kellogg School of Management’s program on Corporate Governance: Effectiveness and Accountability in the Boardroom in November 2010.

Eve joined the mutual fund board that oversees the Lord, Abbett mutual fund complex in January, 2011where she chairs the Audit Committee. She joined the Advisory Board of Silver Lane Advisors, LLC in September 2011, a firm focused on mergers and acquisition advisory work in the wealth management sector. In May 2012 Eve joined the board of Waypoint Capital Holdings, an investment management firm specializing in financial and entrepreneurial investment services and the board of one of its subsidiary in May 2013, the Northill Capital Holdings (Jersey) a global investment management firm.

She and her husband live in New York City with their daughter.

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