Zach Smith

Investment Analyst

Zach Smith
“I chose Minnesota Philanthropy Partners because I want to be part of an organization that is doing great things for the well-being of the community.”


As an investment analyst, Zach works to help Minnesota Philanthropy Partners grow and assess the Foundations’ investment portfolios, helping to increase grant making in the community through sound investment of the Foundations’ assets.

Zach uses his previous experience in investment management to further the Investment team’s initiatives and provide timely and accurate information to donors and stakeholders. Zach also holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Saint Cloud State University.

Outside of work, Zach participates in community fundraisers to benefit causes dealing with multiple sclerosis and cancer. He also enjoys time with his wife and daughter, visiting nearly every park in the East Metro, golfing and attending country music concerts.

Email Zach or call him at 651.325.4205

Together We Thrive

Minnesota Philanthropy Partners is a network of foundations, funds and organizations that share knowledge and services to make charitable giving thrive and benefit all Minnesotans. Minnesota Philanthropy Partners supports The Saint Paul Foundation, Minnesota Community Foundation, F. R. Bigelow Foundation, Mardag Foundation and more than 1,700 affiliates across Minnesota.

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