Zarah Lee P. Opitz is an investment operations manager who focuses on public investments for RWJF. Public investments coverage includes domestic and international public equities, fixed income and hedge funds.
Opitz joined the Foundation in March 2001 as an investment analyst supporting the assistant to the chief investment officer. She was promoted to investment officer in December 2003. Prior to joining RWJF, she worked for Tosco Corporation within their accounting group, Bankers Trust in their fixed income derivatives trading desk, and with Deutsche Bank in foreign exchange sales.
Opitz is a member of Sponsors for Educational Opportunity.
She earned a BA in economics from Wesleyan University.