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Tazia Smith
Managing Director, Capital Partnerships and Investor Relations

Tazia is responsible for institutional investor relations and family office partnerships for the funds and co-investment opportunities at Closed Loop Partners. Prior to joining Closed Loop, she spent 8 years at Deutsche Bank and 7 years at Goldman Sachs focused on ultra-high-net-worth individuals and family offices. Tazia helped establish Deutsche Bank’s Key Client Partners business, which provided private direct investment opportunities, global structured lending, and capital market solutions to qualified private clients. Through her last year at DB, she worked with the CEO’s strategy team on a plan for firmwide integration of ESG, impact and sustainable finance. As part of her work in sustainability, Tazia co-founded the IMP+ACT Alliance, an independent nonprofit technology and data initiative with the purpose of advancing market participants’ assessment of, and connectivity to, impact investments. Tazia holds her Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. She graduated magna cum laude with her B.A. degree in Environmental Science & Policy from Duke University.


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