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Trustee: Keon T. Holmes, CFA


Spelman Board of Trustee Keon T. Holmes, CFA
Managing Director, Endowments & Foundation Practice
Cambridge Associates
B.S., Howard University
MBA, Harvard Business School
Spelman College Board of Trustees: Elected in 2024
City of Residence: Boston, Massachusetts

Keon Holmes is a managing director in the Endowment & Foundation Practice at Cambridge Associates. He invests on behalf of universities, foundations, hospitals, cultural institutions, independent schools and private clients across the world, ranging in size from $40 million to over $9 billion.

Holmes is a board member at the CFA Society Boston and Council co-chair at UNCF NE Leadership Council. He is a trustee and immediate past Board Chair at Lasell University and a former member of the Harvard University Advisory Committee on shareholder responsibility. Prior to joining Cambridge Associates in 2005, Holmes worked in equity risk management products with UBS AG in Hong Kong while attending business school. Previously, he worked as an investment manager for private clients at JP Morgan Private Bank. Prior to this, he was an associate in the equity derivatives group at JPMorgan & Co. in New York. He received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Howard University. He is a CFA® charterholder