Officers / Key Staff

Lesyllee M. White Executive Vice President/Managing Director of Defined Benefit Marketing

Lesyllee White

Ms. White is Executive Vice President/Managing Director of Defined Benefit Marketing for the HIT. She is responsible for leading the overall marketing of the HIT to defined benefit plans and coordinating investor relations activities of the Marketing Division, while also managing client relationships. She is also actively involved in raising capital for the HIT Daily Valued Fund (HIT-DVF), a core fixed-income fund for defined contribution plan participants. Ms. White began working for the HIT in Washington, DC, in 1999 as a Senior Marketing Associate and later as Regional Marketing Director for the Northeast Region. Ms. White is a member of the HIT’s Portfolio Management Committee.

Prior to joining the HIT, Ms. White was a Vice-President in the Corporate and Institutional Services Division for the Northern Trust Company in Chicago where she was responsible for marketing custody, investment and securities lending services to Taft-Hartley and public employee pension plans. Ms. White also served as a Treasury Management Division Product Manager for Corporate Money Market Account and Insurance Company Services. She was previously in private legal practice in Washington, D.C., with the firm of Leftwich & Douglas. Ms. White also worked as a Staff Attorney at the Pension Rights Center where she assisted workers, retirees and their beneficiaries with pension problems.

In addition, Ms. White currently serves as a Commissioner for the District of Columbia Board of Zoning Adjustments [BZA].

Ms. White earned a Bachelor's degree and Juris Doctor degree from Howard University.

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