Carol Podesta Foley


Carol Podesta Foley began her financial career at William Blair in 1982. In 1986, Carol joined Podesta & Co., the firm founded by her late father, Robert A. Podesta, an active and highly respected leader in Chicago's financial and civic communities. Since 1990, under Carol's leadership, Podesta & Co. has continued the legacy of its founder. Carol has attained an extensive range of investment and management experience.  Her prolonged role in the securities industry is fundamental to the success and longevity of the company.  

DePaul University, M.B.A., Finance
St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN, B.A.
Carol holds FINRA Series 4, 7, 24, 27, 28, 53, 63 and 66

Industry Affiliations 
Former District 8 Committee Director, National Association of Security Dealers, Inc. 
Member Nominating Committee, National Association of Security Dealers, Inc. 
President, Bond Club of Chicago
Chairman Finance Committee, Union League Club 

Community Involvement
Carol was a founding member of the Beverly Montessori School and a Board Member of the Beverly Arts Center, serving as Treasurer for 6 years.  She currently serves as Chairman of the Investment Advisory Committee for the Fortnightly Club of Chicago.