Tara Kenney

Kenney Tara

Tara is an adjunct professor of finance at the University of Notre Dame. Tara joined Boston Common from Deutsche Asset and Wealth Management, where she managed client relationships in Boston, Canada, and Latin America for the Global Client Group from 2014 to 2016. She previously managed the Institutional business for Latin America, and she served as Portfolio Manager and Head of Emerging Markets and Latin American Equities. In her 30 year career, Tara has worked as a Portfolio Manager for Scudder Investments Latin American Equity Product as a Managing Director, as well as Bankers Trust, the Chase Manhattan Bank, and the Inter-American Development Bank. Tara serves on the Board of Accion International, the World Education and Development Fund (Worldfund), Andean Health and Development, Catholic Charities USA, and Catholic Impact Investing Collaborative (CIIC). She is a member of Steering Committee for New England International Donors. Additionally, she serves on the Board of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame and is a member of the Notre Dame Women’s Initiative. 

She received a BA in Government and Spanish from the University of Notre Dame and did postgraduate work in Economics at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica of Peru. She earned an MBA in Finance at New York University’s Stern School of Business.