Samantha McDonald , Chief Financial Officer, leads the finance functions for Flat World Partners. She most recently served as VP Finance for Grayscale Investments and the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of SPDR Gold (GLD) and SPDR Long Dollar Gold Trust (GLDW). GLD is the largest ETF to invest directly in physical gold with $34 billion in assets under management. Before her tenure with SPDR Gold, she worked at Roubini Global Economics, a global financial firm that provides economic analysis to portfolio managers, chief investment officers, analysts, and bankers. McDonald was responsible for the planning, operating performance and leadership of the financial accounting and administrative functions. Prior to this, she held multiple financial and operational positions, including as the CFO of an education technology company. McDonald holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Auburn University and received her Master’s in Accounting from the University of South Alabama.

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