Kirstin Hill

President and COO

Social Finance

Kirstin Hill is President & COO of Social Finance, a national nonprofit and registered investment advisor that works with the public, private, and social sectors to create partnerships and investments that measurably improve lives. At Social Finance, Kirstin is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the organization, including finance, technology, risk, legal, compliance & talent - while also leading the programmatic teams in the impact advisory and impact investing businesses. Previously, Kirstin spent 25 years at Bank of America / Merrill Lynch, most recently as Chief Operating Officer for Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, overseeing growth strategy, digital platforms, client service, sales performance, advisor compensation and field operations. In this role, Kirstin led a team of over eight thousand people across the country, whose work spanned disciplined daily execution and risk management through to multi-year business transformation. Earlier in her career, Kirstin led the Personal Retirement Solutions business and worked in the bank’s Global Markets division in Equity Derivative Structuring, Equity Derivative Trading and Convertible Bond Trading in New York, London, Hong Kong and Australia. Kirstin holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University lives in Boston with her husband and two daughters.