Willie Alford II

Managing Director, Endowments and Foundations

Willie Alford II, Managing Director, is a member of BlackRock's Foundation and Endowment effort, which provides investment management services and risk advisory solutions to nonprofit institutions. He leads the foundation and endowment client business across the Western U.S.

 

Prior to joining BlackRock in 2018, Mr. Alford spent 7 years at Western Asset Management, a global fixed income investment firm. His most recent role was Head of Endowments and Foundations, Family Office and Healthcare. Previous to that he spent 6 years at Evolution Capital, a multi strategy hedge fund, where he held a variety of roles in both business development and trading. Prior to Evolution Capital, he was a credit trader at Morgan Stanley. He began his career in a rotational training program at Western Asset Management.

 

Mr. Alford graduated from Harvard University with an AB in Economics.

Willie Alford II

Managing Director, Endowments and Foundations

Willie Alford II, Managing Director, is a member of BlackRock's Foundation and Endowment effort, which provides investment management services and risk advisory solutions to nonprofit institutions. He leads the foundation and endowment client business across the Western U.S.

 

Prior to joining BlackRock in 2018, Mr. Alford spent 7 years at Western Asset Management, a global fixed income investment firm. His most recent role was Head of Endowments and Foundations, Family Office and Healthcare. Previous to that he spent 6 years at Evolution Capital, a multi strategy hedge fund, where he held a variety of roles in both business development and trading. Prior to Evolution Capital, he was a credit trader at Morgan Stanley. He began his career in a rotational training program at Western Asset Management.

 

Mr. Alford graduated from Harvard University with an AB in Economics.