Prior to founding the firm in January 2021, she was the CIO of Zunis Investments, a family office formed to serve the investing needs of a single family for four years. The client base of Zunis joined Attinger as its first investors. Prior to Zunis, Adele served as the CIO of Denison University for eight years. Denison is a liberal arts school with 2,100 undergrad students located in Granville, Ohio. The investment portfolio is diversified but heavily weighted to alternatives. While at Denison, Adele was awarded Institutional Investors Manager of the Year for Small (under $1 billion) Endowments. Adele has also been featured as one of CIO Magazine’s National Forty Under 40.
Prior to Denison, Adele served as the Director of Investments for the University of Minnesota Foundation Investment Advisors for five years, worked as an Investment Manager for Okabena and started her career as a financial analyst at Goldman Sachs. Adele earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1999. She is a CFA charter holder. Adele is a member of the Board of Directors of Get Spiffy, Inc and serves on the Investment Committee of the Curtis Institute of Music and The Athenaeum of Philadelphia. Adele resides in Philadelphia with her husband and daughter.