Who We Are

The ImpactAssets team brings several decades of experience in impact investing, innovative financial services, philanthropy and wealth management.

Ron D. Cordes

Ron D. Cordes has enjoyed a 30+ year career in the investment industry. He was a co-founder and CEO of AssetMark, a leading U.S. managed account platform with $30+ billion of AUM, co-authored “The Art of Investing” published by Mc-Graw Hill, and was an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Since launching the Cordes Foundation in 2006, Ron has focused on impact investing and social entrepreneurship. In 2011 he co-founded ImpactAssets, where he Chairs the Executive Committee, and he also serves on the Boards of MicroVest, Fair Trade USA and the Center for Social Impact Learning at the Middlebury Institute. His work has been profiled in an array of publications including the New York Times, Barron’s, FastCompany, Forbes and FORTUNE.