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Matthew Ansel

Executive Director at Mizuho

Matt is an Executive Director at Mizuho in the Private Equity LP Fund Financing business within the Equities Division. Prior to Mizuho, Matt spent 13 years at Credit Suisse as a Trader and the Head of Due Diligence for the Fund Financing business in both the New York and London offices. He earned a BA in Economics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and has held the Chartered Financial Analyst designation since 2004. Matt has been an active volunteer across various non-profit organizations focused on supporting children and animal welfare.

Matt, whose grandmother spent time in foster care as a child, was drawn to YGB after learning about the critical role the organization serves in connecting older youth in foster care with permanent loving families. Matt resides in Connecticut with his wife and their two children.