Lulu C. Wang ’83

Lulu C. Wang ‘83
Founder and CEO, Tupelo Capital Management, LLC New York
Chazen Board Member since 2006

Lulu C. Wang is the CEO and Chair of Tupelo Capital Management, which she founded in 1998 for hedge fund partnerships, and transitioned into a family office in 2008. Prior to that, Ms. Wang was a director and executive vice president of Jennison Associates Capital Corporation for 10 years. While at Jennison, she managed billion dollar funds for pension, endowment, and mutual funds. She joined Jennison Associates in 1988, after serving as senior vice president and managing director at Equitable Capital Management for 10 years.

Ms. Wang serves on the boards of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rockefeller University, the Asia Society, and Columbia Business School, where she endowed the Lulu C. Wang Senior Asian Scholar program under the Chazen Institute for Global Business, which she co-chairs. She also serves on the advisory council for Bank of America Private Bank, is a retired director of MetLife Insurance, a former board member of The Committee of 100 and  a trustee emerita of Wellesley College, where she was the commencement speaker in 2016.

Ms. Wang has been honored for her professional achievements by New York Public Radio, Columbia Women in Business, China Institute, Girls Inc., the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rockefeller University, the Asia Society, the Women’s Economic Round Table, and Ernst and Young. Ms. Wang earned an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA in English literature from Wellesley College.

In her free time, she and her husband collect and race vintage cars. They also collect American paintings, furniture, and folk art.