Full Name
Michelle Morris
Job Title
Executive Director
Morgan Stanley
Speaker Bio
Michelle is an Executive Director and Head of Business Development – Diverse Asset Managers in Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Investment Solutions and is responsible for supporting diverse asset managers on the Morgan Stanley Wealth Management platform. Previously, Michelle led the Alternative Investments Education initiative, where she provided portfolio construction guidance regarding Alternative Investments to Financial Advisors and their clients and facilitated business development across private equity, venture capital, private credit, private real estate and infrastructure. Michelle also was a senior investment due diligence analyst in the Wealth Management Global Investment Office, where she evaluated private market funds for Morgan Stanley’s Wealth Management platform. Michelle also has extensive business development experience in the asset management industry, with a focus on public and corporate pension plans, endowments and foundations.

As a recognized thought leader in the financial services industry, Ms. Morris has been a panelist for forums sponsored by the Institute for Portfolio Alternatives and the Money Management Institute.

Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Michelle held various positions at a large financial services firm in corporate M&A, private equity fundraising, institutional investment management sales and municipal finance banking. Michelle received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Michelle is a board member of 100 Women in Finance and Brightpoint Care, a subsidiary of Sun River Health.
Michelle Morris