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Ms. Karen D. Seitz

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Founder and Managing Director

Local Address: New York, New York, United States
Fusion Partners

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • MBA
    University of Chicago
  • BS degree
    Iona College
21 Total References
Web References
Our Board of Directors | The Forum for Youth Investment, 23 Oct 2014 [cached]
Karen D. Seitz Managing Director, Fusion Partners
The Asia Group, 28 Oct 2014 [cached]
Karen Seitz
Karen Seitz
Karen Seitz
In January 2010, Karen Seitz founded Fusion Partners, an associated group of BTIG LLC. Fusion Partners is a global advisory and private placement firm, primarily raising capital for alternative investment opportunities. Its efforts are focused on a broad range of institutional investors, including public and corporate pension funds, foundations and endowments, and sovereign wealth funds.
Prior to Fusion Partners, Karen headed the Pensions, Endowments and Foundations Group for the Securities Division of Goldman, Sachs & Co., until mid-2009. Karen joined Goldman Sachs in 1997 to work on firm wide projects and moved to the Pension Services Group in 1998. She served as Chief Operating Officer of the Firmwide Marketing Committee from 2000 to 2002. Karen became a Managing Director in 1999 and a Partner in 2004. During this time, she was the head of the Pensions, Endowments and Foundations Group for North America. She served on the Retirement Committee from 2001 to 2009.
Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Karen was a Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Business Development at Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc. from 1995 to 1997. Before coming to Wall Street, she spent close to ten years with the General Electric Company and GE Capital.
In 2013, Karen became a member of the Advisory Board for The Asia Group in Washington, DC. She also serves on the on board of The Damon Runyon Cancer Foundation (since 2005) and buildOn (since 2012) and is a member of the Leadership Council at The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights (since 2013). Karen was Vice Chairman of the board of The Forum for Youth Investment (2005-2013) and will serve as a board member of the organization going forward. Previous boards include the following: the League Treatment Center (1998-2012); The New School University (2003-2009); and Mannes College of Music (2003-2006). In addition, she served on the Steering Committee of the Kilts Center for Marketing at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business (2008-2012) and was a non-executive director of FRM Holdings Limited (2011-2012) prior to the sale of the company.
Karen earned a BS degree from Iona College in 1984 and an MBA from the University of Chicago in 1986.
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation - Leadership & Staff, 7 July 2014 [cached]
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Board Member - Ms. Karen D. Seitz
Ms. Karen D. Seitz Founder and Managing Director
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, 6 Nov 2008 [cached]
Ms. Karen D. Seitz Managing Director Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Our Board of Directors | The Forum for Youth Investment, 20 May 2013 [cached]
Karen D. Seitz, Vice Chair Managing Director Fusion Partners
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