Nana
Adae

Chair

NEW YORK, NEW YORK

BIO

Nana Adae is a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan. Nana spent 7 years on active duty in the US Navy after graduating from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and English. During her time as a Cryptologic Officer, Nana studied Arabic at the Defense Language Institute, served as a Communications Department Head while stationed in Japan, and served in the Balkan and Mediterranean theaters as a Communications Evaluator onboard the EP-3 aircraft; earning the Navy Achievement Medal, The Navy Commendation Medal, and the Air Medal.


After leaving the Navy, Nana earned an MBA from Columbia Business School. She serves on the Board of the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association and Foundation as well as on the Board of Rebuild Foundation, which focuses on art, cultural development and neighborhood transformation on the South Side of Chicago.