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Noelle Laing

Chief Investment Officer, Builders Initiative

Noelle Laing

Noelle Laing is the Chief Investment Officer of the Builders Initiative Investments team. She spearheads the direction of its impact-first investments and the management of its endowment.

Previously, Noelle was a managing director at Cambridge Associates. While there, she worked with institutional and family clients and helped develop and execute mission-related and impact investing programs and portfolios. After crafting a niche expertise, her industry knowledge and thought leadership related to asset classes and impact themes is highly regarded. She is a frequent speaker and panelist on impact investing topics.

In addition to working with dozens of institutional investors and family offices throughout her years at Cambridge Associates, Noelle also worked directly in the investment offices of the American Red Cross and at Taft Hartley Pension Plan.

Noelle is a CFA charter holder and earned a bachelor’s degree with honors in mathematics from St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York. After college, Noelle traded rural, upstate New York for city life. Outside of work, she can often be found exploring her new hometown of Chicago with her husband and daughter.