Maria L. Chrin ’89

Maria Chrin

CEO and Managing Partner, Circle Wealth Management, New York

Maria L. Chrin is the founder and managing partner of Circle Wealth Management, an independent financial advisory firm with offices in New York City and in Summit, New Jersey. Circle Wealth Management provides customized investment management and wealth advisory services to high-net-worth families, with a focus on women investors.

Prior to founding Circle Wealth Management in 2006, Ms. Chrin worked for 15 years in the Private Wealth Management Division of Goldman Sachs and was a co-founder of Circle Financial Group.

Ms. Chrin serves on Lehigh University’s Board of Trustees and on its Executive Committee. She is also a trustee of the Kent Place School, and a board member of Women Moving Millions. Her philanthropic work includes promoting and supporting women’s financial education and higher education, with a focus on the Hispanic community in the US and women in her native country of Honduras.

Maria graduated, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, with a BS in economics from Lehigh University in 1987, and received an MBA in finance and marketing from Columbia Business School in 1989.