D. Brooke Harlow is the Managed Funds Association’s Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Development, Marketing and Communications. Brooke is responsible for the strategy and implementation of the Association’s business development and marketing initiatives as well as the Association’s communications and media outreach to policy makers, fund manager members, investors and the broader global alternative investment community. Brooke works directly with MFA’s President and CEO on the Association’s business development, marketing, investor and communications priorities and initiatives.
Brooke joined MFA from Highbridge Capital Management where she served as Managing Director of Communications and Public Affairs. In that capacity, Brooke was responsible for the corporate communications, marketing, branding, events and public affairs operations at the firm and served as its spokesperson.
Prior to joining Highbridge, Brooke was a Vice President of Investment Bank Marketing and Communications at J.P.Morgan Chase where she managed media relations for the global credit, emerging markets and private equity businesses at the bank, served as head of marketing and communications for Latin America and as a member of the Latin American Investment Bank management committee. Brooke also worked closely with members of the bank’s Operating Committee and managed crisis communications for the investment bank.
Before joining the bank, Brooke managed media relations and marketing for StarMedia Network, a portfolio company of JPMorgan Chase’s private equity unit. Brooke also was a senior associate in the public affairs practice at Burson-Marsteller in Washington, D.C., and worked at CNN serving as a field producer in the Washington, D.C. and Mexico City bureaus.
Brooke graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in American Studies and was selected as a Rotary Scholar and studied at El Colegio de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico as part of their Masters in International Relations program. Ms. Harlow is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Board Member of Surgeons Overseas, the Boys Club of New York City and an advisor to the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University.
You can reach Brooke at firstname.lastname@example.org