Deborah GallegosMD, Co-Head of ESG and Sustainability at Palladium Equity Partners, L.L.C.
Ms. Gallegos joined Palladium in 2021 and serves as a Managing Director, Co-Head of ESG & Sustainability. Ms. Gallegos serves on the Board of Directors of Palladium portfolio companies Health Connect America, Kymera and Spice World. Ms. Gallegos has more than 25 years of experience in public fund administration, portfolio management, and plan sponsor consulting. Ms. Gallegos previously managed the $6.5 billion general account for CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA insurer. Ms. Gallegos was the Director of Manager Research for Strategic Investment Solutions (now Verus Investments) where she was responsible for the overall direction and supervision of SIS’s manager research effort. Ms. Gallegos served as the Chief Investment Officer for the $100 billion New York City Employee Retirement System and the Deputy State Investment Officer for the New Mexico State Investment Council. Ms. Gallegos earned her BA from the University of California, Berkeley and her MBA from the University of California Haas School of Business where she was a Robert A Toigo Foundation Fellow. She holds the CTP and FPAC certifications and is an Executive Member of the Latino Corporate Directors Association.