The Foundation staff works to inspire, support, inform, listen to and collaborate with the people and organizations of Greater New Haven to build an ever more connected, inclusive, equitable and philanthropic community.

A.F. Drew Alden

Chief Investment Officer, The Community Foundation (TCF); and President and CEO, TCF Mission Investments Company

Andrew F. (Drew) Alden is The Community Foundation’s Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, and also served as The Community Foundation and TCF’s Chief Financial Officer from 1994-2020. Alden oversees The Community Foundation’s overall investment management platforms. Alden also serves as President and CEO of The Community Foundation Mission Investments Company, LLC (TCF-MIC), which is a wholly-owned and controlled subsidiary of TCF and is dedicated to mission investment activities.

Prior to joining The Community Foundation, Alden spent several years performing merger and acquisition analysis and investment banking services to middle-market firms in the area of private placements and acquisition/divestitures, as well as serving as chief financial officer for a technology-based software development company. Alden started his career in the insurance industry performing financial reporting and analysis for institutional and individual retirement assets.

Alden’s current and recent volunteer services have included the Merrill Lynch Community Charitable Gift Fund’s investment advisory board, The Community Foundation of America board of directors, The Whitney Center, The Connecticut Hospice and The Shubert Theater in New Haven.

Alden is a graduate of Trinity College and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and currently holds a series 65 designation. Alden and his wife Hilarie, a second-grade teacher in the New Haven Public Schools, are the proud parents of six children.