By Chris Glynn
Kapadia, a chief financial analyst,
had worked as associate treasurer and investment director for $5.5 billion hospital
foundation Yale New Haven Health beginning in 2009. Yale New Haven Health
declined to respond to Markets Group about her supposed departure in June.
Kapadia will begin working with the $1 billion university endowment August 22. Eric Wood, the prior CIO of Fordham University, had begun working with the endowment in 2011. Wood began a phased retirement a year ago and was fully retired in November 2021, said Jane Martinez, the New York school's interim director of media relations.
Kapadia is an investment professional with “diverse experience and a demonstrated commitment to service and excellence in her profession,” according to senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer Martha Hirst of Fordham University.
Prior to Yale New Haven Health, where
she headed a five-person investment team, she served as senior investment
consultant with Mercer Investment Consulting. She also worked as
research analyst and director of marketing for Capital Metrics and Risk
She attended the University of
Chicago and gained a MS in financial markets and trading from the Illinois
Institute of Technology.