Cheryl Smith is a managing partner, economist, and investment manager. She leads the fixed income management process at Trillium Asset Management, and is co-manager of the Green Century Balanced Fund, for which Trillium is the sub-advisor. She began her investment management career at Trillium in 1987. In 1992 she joined United States Trust Company in Boston (now known as Walden Asset Management) as Vice President and portfolio manager, before rejoining Trillium in the fall of 1997. Cheryl is currently a Board member of Oikocredit USA and Cornerstone Capital, Inc.
Cheryl is a past chair of US SIF and a current member of its Policy Committee, and she recently served on the Board of Episcopal Divinity School. Cheryl is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute. She is a member of the American Economic Association. Cheryl holds a B.S.F.S. degree from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, and earned M.A., M. Phil., and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from Yale University.