Louisa Guthrie '79


Louisa Guthrie graduated from Dartmouth with a modified major in international affairs/ French and a specialty in Canadian/American relations. She has been active in Dartmouth Alumni activities since graduation, serving as class president, reunion chair, mini-reunion chair, first Alumni Council representative for the Classes of 1979 and 1980 to be elected (not appointed), class agent, regional alumni interviewer, member of the ‘79 Class Executive Committee, and a Dartmouth club member in NYC, Chicago, Cleveland, and San Antonio.  As an undergraduate, Louisa participated in a variety of activities. She was secretary of the Class of ’79, North Mass dorm co-chair, a member of the Glee Club and Green Key society, a reporter and news anchor for WDCR/WFRD, a lifeguard, an Aquinas House officer, and a Dartmouth Horizons speaker. Louisa also served on the College Committee on Standing and Conduct and was the recipient of the Dean’s Prize at graduation for “Outstanding Contribution to the Life of the College.”

Louisa currently serves as managing director of investment sales and strategy for South Texas Money Management, a registered investment advisory firm headquartered in San Antonio.  In this position, she is responsible for leading STMM’s business development strategy and managing the firm’s multi-manager investment consulting platform. Louisa began her career with Chase Manhattan Bank in New York and has held senior level positions with Citibank Private Bank, Bank of Montreal’s Harris Private Bank, Wells Fargo Private Client Services, and Key Private Bank. Louisa has served as a consultant to firms looking to leverage industry trends in the North American family wealth space and is considered an expert on "program sale" approaches to affinity groups and life and career cycle financial stages. She frequently serves as a media spokesperson on wealth management issues. In addition to her Dartmouth Alumni activities, Louisa participates in a variety of charitable and civic organizations and focuses her board and volunteer work on preventing homelessness and helping victims of domestic violence.