Kay Ryan Booth
Kay is a partner and co-manager of Trinity Private Equity Group Fund II. She has been a highly-successful senior executive on Wall Street for over 30 years. Kay serves as independent director of Prudential Insurance Funds, the subsidiary of Fortune 100 firm Prudential Financial, Inc., responsible for overseeing over $178 billion of investment portfolios related to the firm’s annuity products. She is also a member of FASAC (Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council) and the Interlaken Management LLC investment advisory committee.
Kay served on the board of governors at the CFA Institute and as audit chair and on the nominating committee. She also served on the board of trustees of the New York Society of Securities Analysts (NYSSA).
Kay previously was managing director and vice chair of global research at J.P. Morgan, where she successfully integrated and managed four businesses to profitability. Prior to that, she was a senior managing director and global director of equity research at Bear Stearns & Co., Inc., driving the department to a world-class, award-winning status, ranking first or second in a variety of surveys and polls. Kay also led hard dollar, alternative research products and commission sharing arrangements. In addition to her other responsibilities, she managed the Focus List, a stock picking list, ranking first among all brokers in the Barron’s/Zach’s survey with a return in excess of21%.
In addition, Kay is dedicated to her alma mater, Indiana University, where she serves on the Foundation Board and Executive Dean's Advisory Board of the College of Arts & Sciences. She is vice-chair of the foundation's investment committee and chair of the dean's advisory board. Kay is a founding member and immediate past chairwoman of the Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Council at Indiana University. She is also a board member and committee chair for several other non-profit organizations.