Wednesday, November 16, 2011

CalPERS Names Carol Baldwin Moody To Lead Investment Compliance Unit


SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) today announced the appointment of Carol Baldwin Moody (top right photo) as Senior Portfolio Manager for Investment Compliance and Operational Risk.

Moody has extensive U.S. and international experience in legal, compliance and risk management in banking, insurance, pension, private equity and mutual fund sectors. As the head of CalPERS new Investment Compliance function, she will be responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring investment management compliance and operational risk programs and policies.

“Carol brings to CalPERS a wealth of legal and global financial experience and a deep knowledge of compliance and risk management issues,” said Janine Guillot (lower left photo), CalPERS Chief Operating Investment Officer. “Under her leadership, I’m confident our Investment Compliance function will set the highest standards in the development and rigorous enforcement of our risk management policies.”

Moody comes to CalPERS from Wilmington Trust, where she was senior vice president and chief risk officer overseeing all aspects of risk management. Prior to that, she was senior vice president and chief compliance officer at Nationwide Insurance and chief compliance officer at TIAA-CREF.

After 11 years of law firm and in-house practice, Moody in 1997 became head of compliance for Citicorp’s Global Relationship Bank. From 2003 to 2010, she also served as a director of Carver Bancorp Inc., the holding company for Carver Federal Savings Bank, the nation’s largest African American-operated bank.

A native of Philadelphia, Moody holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a juris doctor degree from Columbia Law School.

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(916) 795-3991
Robert Udall Glazier, Deputy Executive Officer
Brad Pacheco, Chief, Office of Public Affairs
Contact: Wayne Davis, Information Officer

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