Wanda Felton is former Vice Chairman and First Vice President of the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank). Nominated to the position by President Obama in April 2011 and unanimously confirmed by the U.S Senate, Wanda was nominated in June 2013 for a second term. During her tenure, she voted on approximately $25 billion of financings, spanning global markets and industries. In addition, she traveled extensively to promote the President's National Export Initiative and commercial engagement between the United States and sub-Saharan Africa. Wanda began her career at Ex-Im Bank and returned after a career on Wall Street where, for 15 years, she focused on private equity, providing portfolio management advice to institutional investors, and raising capital. During this time, she directed a significant amount of capital to small and mid-sized companies and helped expand access to capital to companies owned by women and minorities. Wanda was also at the forefront of bringing U.S. institutional capital to post-apartheid South Africa. Other career milestones include the launch of two global emerging markets funds that steered more than $3.5 billion to emerging markets. She currently serves on the board of The Greenbrier Companies and has served on the boards of numerous philanthropic and arts organizations.
Elected to the Board: December 2017
Class Term: 2021
Term Limit: 2025