Mari KooiChief Executive Officer - Founder
Areas of expertise
- Portfolio Management
- Corporate Governance
- Alternative Investments
- Fortune 1,000 Industry Contacts
- Investments Publications
- MBA Finance,
University of Minnesota
Carlson School of Management
- BS Economics, Iowa State University
Mari Kooi has built many successful businesses in her more than 40 years in financial services and commodities. Her long history in finance and the industrial economy brings both Fortune 1000 industry contacts and expertise in Corporate structure, strategy, governance, and managing international businesses through decades of change.
When I starded trading commodities at 15, my father told me: “Mari, always be careful trading in the nearby contract, you may have to eat it for breakfast.”.
Mari was formerly the President of Cargill Asset Management, Founder and CEO of Wolf Asset Management which operated in 13 countries; and is now the Managing Partner of Wolf Ventures, a family LLC. She has served on over 40 boards and is a member of the Board of the Santa Fe Institute. Ms. Kooi holds a master’s degree in finance from the University of Minnesota. Among her personal interests are flying and diving. Ms. Kooi is an instrument-rated private pilot.