MaryAnn StaufferManaging Director - Client Services
Ms. Stauffer is an investment advisory executive with over 20 years of experience from some of the world’s leading investment firms, helping educate and consult family offices, RIAs and institutional investors on a wide range of investment and portfolio construction strategies including how to optimize the use of alternative investments.
Prior to joining Star Mountain, Ms. Stauffer spent 17 years at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where she worked with some of the nation’s leading registered investment advisors, family offices and financial advisory firms, consulting with their investment committees on the markets, portfolio construction and various investment strategies across a broad array of asset classes. In this capacity, she led teams through extensive investment due diligence and research processes, leveraging her experience and investment acumen across capital markets, including equities, debt and alternatives. Her alternative investment experience includes private credit / private lending in drawn down funds as well as BDC structures, private equity and secondary fund investment strategies. As part of her leadership, she was an active member of the Goldman Sachs Women’s’ Network, which brought together female colleagues while assisting in bringing up the next generation of female executives within the firm.
Before Goldman Sachs, Ms. Stauffer also worked for JPMorgan and Merrill Lynch for approximately 5 years.
Ms. Stauffer is active in the community and philanthropically, including serving on advancement and fundraising committees for the Holy Child School at Rosemont in PA, and previously serving on the Investment Committee for Friends of Joshua House, in Tampa, FL.
Ms. Stauffer holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Scranton and an MBA from Fordham University. She holds Series 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses.