President & CEO
Becky Wood serves as FEG’s president and CEO, assuming responsibility for all major decisions affecting the overall direction of the firm. Becky oversees a spectrum of services, including the organization’s short- and long-term strategies, operational policies, and resource requirements. Additionally, Becky ensures FEG’s advisors are serving the needs of all clients in both the firm’s Consulting and OCIO divisions. Prior to this role, Becky was head of FEG’s Institutional Services, overseeing the firm’s advisors and analysts.
Becky began her career in investments as a financial analyst in the Equity Capital Markets Department at CS First Boston Corporation; however, her passion for giving back eventually led her to join FEG. Becky has dedicated nearly three decades to providing investment services to FEG’s nonprofit and institutional clients in pursuit of their missions. Her breadth of experience in institutional investing and her passion for the success of community-focused organizations has enabled her to develop countless effective investment programs over the years.
In addition to her position on FEG’s Board of Directors, Becky sits on FEG’s Leadership Team where she is responsible for developing firm strategy; as well as overseeing all firm functions and operations. Becky also serves on the boards of the American Red Cross Greater Cincinnati Tri-state, the Association for Corporate Growth Cincinnati, and the Sustained Dialogue Institute. Becky is an active member of the Finance Board of Executive Advisors at Xavier University, her alma mater, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Arts and Science.
Becky is committed to fostering a positive and inclusive culture at FEG. Her genuine enthusiasm for great performance and optimistic energy is contagious—she inspires the entire staff to strive for personal and professional excellence.
I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel
– Maya Angelou
Becky rarely stays still; when she is not hiking, biking, or playing pickleball, you can find her engaging with the community on topics like education, the arts, and animal welfare. She is an avid traveler and has visited most, if not all, of the country’s national parks. She also spends her time in fellowship with friends, family, and her community. She encourages and supports inclusion in all interactions—professional and personal.
In 2018, Becky was named one of the top investment consultants in the industry by Chief Investment Officer (CIO) magazine and was named as a finalist in the 2018 Industry Innovation Awards – Consulting by CIO.
1 To read the full article and selection criteria for the award, please visit https://www.ai-cio.com/lists/2018-knowledge-brokers/. Any awards or nominations received by FEG or its personnel are not representative of any client’s experience or FEG’s capabilities as an investment adviser and as such does not indicate any future experience or performance. FEG is not affiliated with the awarding agencies and does not validate the appropriateness of said agencies or their awards.
2 To read the full article and selection criteria for the award, please visit https://www.ai-cio.com/events/2018-cio-awards-dinner/?pid=ab&eday=2. Any awards or nominations received by FEG or its personnel are not representative of any client’s experience or FEG’s capabilities as an investment adviser and as such does not indicate any future experience or performance. FEG is not affiliated with the awarding agencies and does not validate the appropriateness of said agencies or their awards.