Donna Folkerts is Chief Administrative Officer at the Institute for New Economic Thinking.
Folkerts joins the Institute from High Frequency Economics, where she spent 12 years as part of the leadership team. Folkerts previously worked at Merrill Lynch. Folkerts began her career in the financial services sector of Chrysler Automotive, where she managed a variety of accounting and human resources initiatives.
Folkerts has volunteered extensively with the Rosary Hill Home for palliative care, and is committed to public education, serving as a founder of both the Mount Pleasant Education Foundation, and the Westlake Athletic Club.
Folkerts was educated at Pace University and Marymount College.