In this episode of the WealthManagement EDGE Podcast, Informa Wealth Management’s Nabia Jenkins-Johnston talks with Toussaint Bailey, founder and CEO of Uplifting Capital, on why he chose his career path, moving from lawyer to investment firm executive. From books to conversations, Toussaint researched the issues and causes near to his heart and brought them into focus within the wealth management industry.
Specifically, Nabia and Toussaint discuss how:
- Impact investing can align with capitalism, providing market-rate returns while addressing global challenges.
- Building loving and trusting client relationships and facilitating self-actualization enhances the wealth management experience.
- Impact investments can align with market trends and real-world problem-solving.
- Uplifting Capital aims to be institutional, personal and scalable.
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About Our Guest:
Toussaint Bailey is the founder of Uplifting Capital, a platform where personalized impact meets private investing. Prior to founding Uplifting Capital, Toussaint was CEO of Enso Wealth Management, a private wealth firm. He began his tenure there shortly after the firm’s formation in 2017, overseeing its growth to nearly $2 billion. Before financial services, Toussaint spent over a decade as a practicing attorney.
Toussaint serves in several advisory and board capacities; including Advisory Board to Institutional Investor RIA Institute – Impact Investing and implementation segment; Leadership Council to Financial Advisor IQ – Financial Times specialist publication for financial advisors; and Alternative & Direct Investment Securities Association – Impact and ESG subcommittee.
He also serves on the Executive Leadership Council of the Raphael House of San Francisco; the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Safety and Justice; the Board of Regents for Saint Mary’s College of California; and Boards of Advisors of Black Executive Men, Catalyst Housing Group, and Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute. He is also (non-executive) Chairman of the Board of Directors at Enso Wealth Management.
Toussaint was selected as one of WealthManagement.com’s 10 to Watch in 2023 and has been profiled in Financial Planning and Impact Alpha.