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Michelle Morris, BS, MBA

Michelle Morris is Executive Director in the Morgan Stanley Wealth Management’s Alternative Investment Research group, where she is responsible for the evaluation and selection of investment managers and funds across multiple strategies, including private equity, real estate and hedge funds. Previously, Michelle was a member of the Investment Team of the Morgan Stanley Emerging Managers Fund in Morgan Stanley Investment Management and was responsible for evaluating multiple strategies for the emerging manager platform and raising capital for the fund.
Michelle joined Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s U.S. Institutional Advisory Group in 2007 and was responsible for business development with public pension funds. She became a U.S. Regional Sales team coverage officer in the Northeast and Southeast regions. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Michelle held various positions at Citigroup in corporate M&A, private equity fundraising, institutional investment management sales, Smith Barney retail Sales and Marketing and public finance banking.
Michelle received a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She holds Series 7 and 63 FINRA licenses and she is a former board member of the National Association of Securities Professionals.