Former hedge fund manager Neil Barsky is leaving his role as the Chairman and founder of the Marshall Project.

Barsky has spent seven years growing the organization which won two Pulitzer Prizes, including one in 2021 for  national reporting, and its 54 employees with a nearly $12 million budget.

His plans for the future include a new investment opportunity to support and fund female and minority asset managers.  According to Mr. Barsky, the money management industry is long overdue for a self-imposed review of its diversity and inclusion; he wants his new fund to back the enormously underfunded but extremely promising talent and skill that exist within the industry.

Published by James Heinsman

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