Elizabeth (Liz) Weindruch is a member of Barings’ Diversified Alternative Equity team, serves on its investment committee, and is responsible for originating and underwriting fund, co-investment, and secondary opportunities globally. Liz has worked in the industry since 2004. Prior to joining the firm in 2015, she was with the Wells Fargo Investment Institute where she led the strategy, diligence, and implementation efforts for private equity and private real estate products across the alternative investments platform. Prior to that, she served in a similar role at Citi Private Bank, and prior to that, she underwrote funds and co-investments at Brooke Private Equity Associates. Liz holds a B.A. in political science from Davidson College and serves as Trustee/Head of the Investment Committee for the Heifer Foundation.