Nancy Orr

Vice President – Investments and Chief Investment Officer


Joined Mott in 2023

Woman stands near fall flowers outdoors.


Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Columbia Center
201 W. Big Beaver Rd., Suite 900
Troy, Mich. 48084


As the Foundation’s vice president of Investments and chief investment officer, Nancy Orr helps to build and enhance an innovative and high-performing investment portfolio under guiding principles established by Mott’s investment committee.

Orr joined the Foundation in 2023, bringing with her more than 20 years of institutional investment experience, spanning both taxable and tax-exempt capital. This included serving as CIO of Fiduciary Counselling Inc. in St. Paul, Minnesota, and senior investment officer with Treasury Services at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Orr graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Duke University. She earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, with dual majors in finance and marketing. She currently serves on the board of trustees of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the board of directors of India Capital LLC and the investment advisory council of the Minnesota State Board of Investment.