Penny Zuckerwise

Managing Partner, Wiserock LLC

Ms. Zuckerwise, formerly a Senior Managing Director at Guggenheim Partners, served as a member of the firm’s Management Committee and Founding Head of Corporate Social Responsibility. Ms. Zuckerwise also presided as Chair of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee. She  joined Guggenheim in 2011 as Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Institutional Distribution. During her three years in this role, she was responsible for developing Guggenheim Investment’s institutional business distribution strategy, full execution of the strategy and successfully leading the firm into the global institutional market. 

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Zuckerwise served as CEO of Russell Investments’ Americas Institutional division, where she managed the business and was a member of the Russell Executive Committee and Global Risk Management Committee. Ms. Zuckerwise has over 30 years of industry experience which includes: President and CEO at Utendahl Capital Management, L.P. (currently Semper Capital Management); President and COO of Chancellor LGT Asset Management (currently Invesco Institutional); and President, COO and CAO of Chancellor Capital Management (formerly Citicorp Investment Management). A pioneer and entrepreneur in the asset management industry, Ms. Zuckerwise is the founder and principal of Wiserock, LLC, which provides strategy management oversight and business advice to a select group of companies, CEOs, management teams, pensions and private equity funds. She also co-founded and was general partner of Boldcap Ventures LLC, the first New York women’s venture capital fund targeting early to mid-stage private investments across the media, technology and health care industries.

Ms. Zuckerwise is a member of several boards and councils, including Semper Capital Management, Boldcap Ventures LLC and Springboard Enterprises. She currently serves as a Senior Advisor to CareFinders Total Care, a $130 million New Jersey based home healthcare company.  She previously served on the boards of Automated Collection Control, Inc., Boston Advisors, LLC, Lebenthal & Co., Miavita, Liechtenstein Global Trust Asset Management, Chancellor LGT Asset Management and Chancellor Capital Management. She also held advisory roles for Stanfield Capital Partners and BBR Partners. Ms. Zuckerwise earned a B.A. degree in psychology from Ithaca College and is a NACD Governance Fellow.