Mary Jo Sanderson

Mary Jo Sanderson is a Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Fund Analytics & Risk Management. Working directly with the Global CIO function, she is responsible for supporting portfolio management and driving risk management decisions and capital efficiency across the across the Värde fund complex. Her responsibilities include fund level financing, capital optimization, investment allocations and portfolio analytics. Based in Minneapolis, she joined the firm in 2009.

Prior to joining Värde, Mary Jo was the senior finance officer for Homecomings Financial, a division of GMAC Financial Services where she was responsible for mergers and acquisitions, financial analytics and risk management. Prior to GMAC, Mary Jo was a vice president at Piper Jaffray in the mergers and acquisitions group and an investment banking analyst at Goldman Sachs.

Mary Jo graduated from Duke University with a B.A. in Public Policy Studies and received an M.B.A. from Stanford University.