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Mission Statement

The Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing (NDIGI) seeks to be the preeminent university-based investment management research and education program in the world. Notre Dame is uniquely positioned to combine its faculty, investment office, global network, international proficiencies, prominent alumni and conferences to create a virtuous cycle of learning and impact.

NDIGI Overview

The Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing presents a major opportunity to create an entity for training and research that is unique and promises to make a significant impact in the investment discipline around the world.

The Institute will:

  • Establish Notre Dame as a global presence, synonymous with best-in-class research and market application of investment principles.
  • Set our graduates apart from those of other institutions as a result of the premier education and values that stem from our Catholic mission.
  • Assist in placing graduates into the best organizations in the world so that they may set the standard of ethical leadership in the competitive global investment markets.

NDIGI Family

In 2015, the NDIGI was established by husband and wife Jim Parsons (FIN '96) and Dr. Carrie Quinn (ND '96). Parsons earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from Notre Dame and an MBA from Harvard University. He is founder and portfolio manager for Junto Capital Management in New York City and previously served as a portfolio manager for Viking Global Investors in New York.

Quinn is a graduate of both Notre Dame and Tufts University Medical School. She completed her pediatric residency at Boston Children’s Hospital. After working in private practice in Queens, New York, for six years, she is now an assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at Mount Sinai Hospital. In addition to seeing patients and teaching medical students, she is the executive director of the Mount Sinai Parenting Center, a not-for-profit entity created to support and educate parents in evidence-based parenting practices designed to help improve the health, resilience and well-being of children and families. The couple has four children. 

To read more, please see the Mendoza Magazine article "A Global Vision."