Emily Hickman joined the Foundation in 2010. Ms. Hickman works with the investment staff to manage the Foundation's investment portfolio. Her areas of focus are public equities and fixed income. Prior to joining the Foundation, Ms. Hickman worked at Ashford Capital Management, a small-cap growth long-only equity fund, from 2001 through 2010. Ms. Hickman holds a BS in biology from Duke University. She is a CFA and CAIA charterholder.