Lulu C. Wang is the Founder and CEO of Tupelo Capital Management. Mrs. Wang has held senior positions in money management since 1982. She had been a Director and Executive Vice President of Jennison Associates Capital Corporation for ten years before founding Tupelo Capital Management in 1998. While at Jennison, a primary platform for asset management at Prudential Financial, Mrs. Wang managed assets for pension, endowment, and mutual funds. She joined Jennison Associates in 1988 from Equitable Capital Management where she had held the title of Senior Vice President and Managing Director, overseeing active growth equities. She had been with Equitable since 1978 and prior to that, had been affiliated with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Mrs. Wang received her B.A. degree from Wellesley College and subsequently earned an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.
Mrs. Wang serves on the boards of MetLife Insurance Company, Columbia Business School, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rockefeller University, Asia Society, and the Chazen Institute of International Business. She also serves on the Advisory Council for U.S. Trust, as a trustee emerita of Wellesley College and New York Public Radio, and as a consulting director for the New York Community Trust. Her professional as well as nonprofit work have been honored by Columbia Business School, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Asia Society, China Institute, the Museum of Chinese in America, Girls Inc., the New York Women’s Agenda, the New York City Commission on the Status of Women, the American Women’s Economic Development Corporation, and by Ernst and Young for entrepreneurial achievement.
In her spare time, Mrs. Wang, along with her husband, restore and race vintage cars. They also collect American paintings, furniture and folk art.