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Paula Madoff

Advisory Director, Goldman Sachs

Paula Madoff is an Advisory Director at Goldman, Sachs and Co. a global investment banking firm. She has spent 24 years at Goldman where she most recently was a Partner and Head of Sales and Distribution for the Interest Rate Products and Mortgage businesses until her retirement from that role in August 2017. Ms. Madoff serves as an independent director on the boards of Great-West Lifeco/Putnam, KKR Real Estate Finance Trust, Tradeweb, Beacon, and ICE Benchmark Administration, where she is also the Chair of the ICE LIBOR Oversight Committee.

She has held several additional leadership positions at Goldman Sachs, including Co-Chair of the Retirement Committee overseeing 401k and pension plan assets for all plan participants; CEO of Goldman Sachs Mitsui Marine Derivatives Products, L.P.; and was a member of its Securities Division Operating Committee, Firmwide New Activity Committee, GS Bank USA Client and Business Standards Committee, and Securities Division Counterparty Risk Committee. Paula was also a senior sponsor for the Women’s Network, LGBT Network, Black Professional Initiative, and the creator/sponsor of GS University Securities Division Knowledge Exchange Derivatives Program. Prior to joining Goldman, Paula worked in Mergers and Acquisitions at Wasserstein, Perella & Co and in Corporate and Real Estate Finance at Bankers Trust.

Ms. Madoff is a 2018 David Rockefeller Fellow, a member of the Harvard Business School Alumni Board, the Harvard Kennedy School Women and Public Policy Women’s Leadership Board, and a former Trustee of Grace Church School. She received a Master in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, cum laude, from Lafayette College. She and her family enjoy running, biking and outdoor activities in Hudson River Park.