William F. McCalpin is Managing Partner, Impact Investments at Athena Capital Advisors, a privately owned, independent registered investment adviser (RIA). Founded in 1993, Athena Capital builds and manages customized, multi-asset class portfolios for taxable private investors and tax-exempt institutions. Bill leads the firm’s impact investing practice.
Prior to joining Athena, he was Chief Executive Officer of Imprint Capital Advisors, an impact investing firm that Goldman Sachs Asset Management acquired in 2015. Through a period of over 20 years, Bill served in several different capacities in two private grantmaking foundations: the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Bill is the independent chairman of the board of trustees of the JanusHenderson funds, a family of more than 60 mutual funds with approximately $135 billion in assets, that are offered to retail and institutional investors in the U.S. He is also the independent chairman of the mutual funds, with assets totaling $4 billion, that are offered by The Investment Fund for Foundations (TIFF) Investment Program. Investors in the TIFF funds, which Bill helped found in the early 1990s, are exclusively foundations and other nonprofit organizations.
Bill has been a director of the F.B. Heron Foundation since 2006. He received a B.A. in economics from Williams College and a J.D. from Boston College Law School.