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Edward Grefenstette
President, CEO & Chief Investment Officer at The Dietrich Foundation


Edward J. Grefenstette serves as CEO/CIO of The Dietrich Foundation, a ~$1.3B charitable foundation in Pittsburgh, PA, that primarily supports higher education.  

Ed previously served as Treasurer/CIO of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). Prior to CMU, he co-founded a small-cap private equity fund, following seven years in investment banking and law.  He earned his AB in Economics and Juris Doctor with honors from Georgetown University and an MBA in Finance with honors from CMU.  He currently serves as a trustee, director and/or investment committee member of CMU, the University of Pittsburgh (IC chair), UPMC, The Hillman Company, and The Hillman Family Foundations (IC chair).

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