Terra is the Chief Investment Officer at Pritzker Group Asset Management leading the firm’s activities in public markets and investment partnerships with leading investment managers across asset classes. Prior to joining Pritzker Group, Terra was a Senior Vice President with Mesirow Advanced Strategies, a $14B fund of funds. At Mesirow, Terra led the firm’s hedged equity team where she had responsibility for approximately $5B of hedged equity assets comprised of 25 managers and held a vote on the firm’s investment committee for equity-related investments. Terra has over 15 years of investment experience in the hedge fund industry, having worked as an equity research analyst for Castle Creek Partners, Sangamon Trading and DAFNA Capital before joining Mesirow. Terra began her career as a CPA with Ernst & Young’s financial services team where her clients included fund of funds and hedge funds.
Terra earned an MBA in Finance and Strategy from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and a BBA in Accounting with high distinction from the University of Michigan. Terra serves as an advisory board member for TeamIMPACT’s Midwest Region, a non-profit organization that tackles the emotional trauma and social isolation experienced by children facing serious and chronic illnesses by matching them with a college athletic team. Through TeamIMPACT’s two-year therapeutic program that complements their medical treatments, children develop relationships and skills that help them complete the full circle of healing.