Nella Domenici was appointed a Director of AB in January 2020. Previously, from 2015 to 2018, she served as Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Operating Committee at Bridgewater Associates, a hedge fund with more than $160 billion in AUM. In that role, Domenici’s responsibilities included financial planning and analysis, revenue management, corporate finance, strategic initiatives and technology investment. From 2012 to 2015, she was a strategic advisor to Bridgewater’s Management Committee and led the evolution of the organizational structure for the firm’s senior leadership. Prior to that, Domenici held senior strategic positions with various companies, including Citadel Investment Group (2004–2005), Credit Suisse (1998–2004) and the Monitor Consulting Group (1996–1998). In addition, she is a proven entrepreneur, having founded a successful consulting firm that advised many family-owned, private equity, venture-backed and real estate companies. Domenici serves on the board of Regis High School and is the founder of Excellent Schools New Mexico, a nonprofit that supports charter schools in underserved communities. She also serves on the board of One World Surgery, which provides access to quality surgical care globally, and has been involved in major national efforts to support research and legislation related to mental illness. Additionally, Domenici serves on the board of the International Folk Art Market, which focuses on economic opportunities for folk artists worldwide, particularly women in developing countries. Domenici brings to the board her seasoned business acumen and extensive global experience in strategic financial management, corporate strategy and operations.