Patricia Miller Zollar is a managing director of Neuberger Berman, an independent asset management firm with over $200 billion under management. Within Neuberger, Ms. Zollar is the head of the NorthBound Emerging Managers Private Equity Fund, a private equity fund which invests in private equity partnership interests and co-investments. Before the management buyout of Neuberger, Ms. Zollar co-headed and co-founded the Lehman Brothers Partnership Solutions Group, an innovative organization focused on developing strategic opportunities with women- and minority-owned financial services firms recently chronicled in a case at the Harvard Business School. Before rejoining Lehman Brothers in 2004, Ms. Zollar was a vice president in the Asset Management Division of Goldman Sachs.
Ms. Zollar began her career as a certified public accountant in the Audit Division of Deloitte & Touche. She received her MBA from Harvard Business School and her B.S., with highest distinction, from North Carolina A&T State University, where she serves as chairperson of the board of trustees. Ms. Zollar is a board member of the National Association of Investment Companies and the Apollo Theater, and is also a member of the Executive Leadership Council. She and her husband Al Zollar, a 2011 fellow of the Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University, reside with their daughter in historic Harlem in New York City.