Sekou Kaalund is a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan and responsible for the firm-wide senior relationships for some of the largest investment bank clients, including Asset Managers, Hedge Funds, and Pensions. Previously, Kaalund led sales for corporate and public pensions and endowments and foundations. Kaalund joined J.P. Morgan as a Managing Director and Global Head of Sales for Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Services.
Kaalund also held leadership roles at Citi, including Head of Strategy for the Securities and Funds Services Group and Head of Strategic Initiatives for the Consumer Lending Group. Kaalund began his career at Federal Reserve Bank of New York and was a Commissioned Bank Examiner.
He is active on several boards including New York City Parks Foundation, Duke University School of Public Policy, the Public Policy and International Affairs Program, and the Council of Urban Professionals. He is also a member of the Milken Young Leader’s Circle and the Aspen Institute Society of Fellows.
Kaalund earned a Master’s of Public Policy from Duke University, where he was a Woodrow Wilson Fellow and a Bachelor’s from Hampden-Sydney College, where he was a Merit Scholar.