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The Tufts Black Alumni Association (TBAA) is a chapter of the Tufts University Alumni Association. TBAA strives to maintain the bond between Black alumni and Tufts University by developing programs and events that encourage prolonged involvement with the greater Tufts community. The chapter coordinates with the Africana Center and the Office of Alumni Relations to plan communications and events.

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Edward Swan, A63

With over 32 years of institutional investment management and marketing experience covering major domestic and international investment sectors, Edís experience includes fixed income analysis and portfolio management, equity analysis, institutional marketing and enterprise management.

Before retiring in July 2007, Ed served as President of FIS Group located in Philadelphia, a manager of emerging managers (investment firms with less than $2 billion under management) and a provider of consulting services to large pension funds and endowments. FIS manages approximately $1.7 billion of institutional assets. During his tenure with the firm, Ed shared responsibility with the CEO for firm management and had direct responsibility for new business development with a national focus on large public and corporate pension plans.

Prior to FIS, Ed was a faculty member at Florida A & M Universityís Graduate School of Business & Industry, where he developed and taught several advanced investment management courses, immediately preceded by more than two decades years at a variety of financial management firms in increasing levels of responsibility, among them MFS Asset Management, UBS Asset Management, PaineWebber, WR Lazard & Co, Franklin Management Company and Prudential Insurance.

Ed holds trustee positions at Dillard University and Tufts University, where he earned a degree in 1963. He also earned an MBA from Wharton School and was a Captain in the United States Air Force.