Vincent Logan, J.D.
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer
Vincent Logan, a member of the Osage Nation, serves as NAAF’s Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer. He is responsible for NAAF’s portfolio and charged with overseeing the finance department, selecting and implementing financial systems, and managing the investment program. He ensures that NAAF operates at the highest levels of transparency, ethics and good governance, including comprehensive financial controls, regular auditing and clearly established procedures for the distribution of funds.
Prior to this role, he served as senior advisor to Permanens Capital L.P. in New York, an asset management firm that provides investment solutions for universities, foundations, faith-based organizations and Native American tribal nations.
Nominated by President Obama and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in 2014, Mr. Logan served as the Special Trustee for American Indians at the U.S. Department of the Interior. Calling on his financial and regulatory background, he led the Office of the Special Trustee (OST) in reaffirming its position as a leader in government accountability, Indian Trust reform, financial education, and Interior oversight mandates. During his tenure, he was appointed to the Department of the Treasury’s Financial Literacy Education Commission, which seeks to develop a national strategy on financial education.
Mr. Logan has worked in New York in both asset-based financing as a lawyer and in asset management as an investment advisor. As a lawyer, he practiced in aircraft, shipping and equipment finance. As an investment advisor, he focused on institutional asset management, permanent fund development, and financial education for clients.
He is an Oklahoma State University Foundation Governor and is formerly chairman of the board for the Oklahoma Tribal Finance Consortium. He volunteers at tribal youth events teaching financial skills and has mentored numerous young professionals, guiding them through careers in law and the securities industry, and is a national speaker on financial empowerment.
He was educated at Oklahoma State University; the University of Oklahoma College of Law; Queen’s College, Oxford; and the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.