Ilka Gregory

Head of Client Relationships

Ilka is a Managing Director and Head of Client Relationships. In this role, she leads a team responsible for understanding clients’ objectives and presenting solutions across the firm’s comprehensive capabilities in Strategic Advice and Planning, Investment Management, and Direct Investments.

Prior to joining Truvvo, Ilka was a Principal at Bessemer Trust, a multifamily office and trust company with more than $100 billion assets under supervision, where she worked with multiple generations of families and single family offices and their advisors to deliver investment management, wealth planning and family office services.

Prior to Bessemer Trust, Ilka was a Managing Director at Third Avenue Management, a value-oriented asset manager. She also worked at Protégé Partners, a specialized alternative asset management and advisory firm, and Goldman Sachs in their Private Wealth Management division where she worked with ultra-high-net-worth and institutional clients.

Ilka began her career in management and technology consulting at Andersen Consulting and Inforte Corp. and worked in London, Paris, Singapore, Buenos Aires, Toronto, and Sydney.

She serves on the Executive Investment Committee for Baylor University’s $2.0 billion Endowment to review asset allocation policies, Endowment performance, and strategies proposed by Investments Office staff. Ilka is an Advisor to Ironline Partners, a real estate investment, development and management firm.

She is a member of Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and an associate member of the New York State Society of CPAs Family Office Committee.

Ilka volunteers with the UJA-Federation of New York Professional Women Working Moms Committee and Tuesday’s Children, a nonprofit dedicated to healing those impacted by 9/11.

Ilka earned an M.B.A. from Vanderbilt University in finance and strategy, and a B.A. in marketing and international business from Baylor University where she was on the Women’s Rugby Team. She lives with her husband and two children in Westport, CT.

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