Irwin C. Loud III
Chief Investment Officer
Irwin Loud is the Chief Investment Officer of M2 responsible for portfolio construction and investment policy. Irwin serves on the investment committee and has been with the firm since 1999.
Prior to joining M2, Irwin was Senior Portfolio Manager, Private Equity Investments for the Florida State Board of Administration (FSBA), which manages the state’s pension fund and other assets totaling approximately $118 billion at the time Irwin left to join M2. While at FSBA, Irwin played a prominent role in launching the industry’s first partnership focused exclusively on private equity co-investments. He was the architect of the formal structuring and growth of the portfolio to $3.2 billion in commitments. Irwin began his career at Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A., New York, where he served as a loan officer in the international and investment banking divisions.
Irwin is a member of the National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP) and is on the Fiduciary Committee (investment committee) of the $24 billion United Methodist Church Pension Fund.
Irwin received his B.S., summa cum laude, and MBA degrees from Florida A&M University, School of Business & Industry.