Veda Pai-Panandiker

Veda Pai-Panandiker is currently Senior Director on the Investor Team at Cargill. She is responsible for marketing and new product development of commodity and real asset solutions for institutional investors.  Previously, Ms. Pai-Panandiker lived in New York and was Director and Head of Institutional Relationship Management at Madison Square Investors LLC working with domestic and international public equity investors.  Prior, Ms. Pai-Panandiker was a Vice President in Institutional Sales & Marketing with fixed income, real estate and private equity investors at New York Life Investment Management LLC.  She began her career as a Senior Analyst for Arthur Andersen’s Strategy, Finance and Economics group.  Ms. Pai-Panandiker earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  She is dedicated to advancing the representation of women in the financial services sector by leveraging resources and inspiring young women to feel empowered.  Having previously served on the board of the Minnetonka Public Schools Foundation for nine years, Ms. Pai-Panandiker supported bringing new and innovative ideas into the district, fostering inclusivity, and promoting opportunities to help young people rethink what is possible.