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Paul Woods

Senior Vice President, State Street


Mr. Woods is a Senior Vice President in State Street’s Global Services, Alternative Investments Solutions division. Mr. Woods joined State Street in July 2007 in connection with the acquisition of Investors Financial Services Corp (Investors). Mr. Woods joined Investors in 1995. At Investors and State Street, Mr. Woods has been responsible for the day-to-day custody, fund and partnership accounting and trustee services for a diverse group of clients and products, including registered investment companies, limited partnerships, private equity funds, hedge funds, special purpose vehicles, offshore funds and institutional leveraged loan products. Mr. Woods currently supports State Street’s product solutions team and focuses on institutional loan services.  

Prior to joining Investors, Mr. Woods was employed with Coopers and Lybrand, LLC as an Audit Manager in the Financial Services Practice.  Mr. Woods provided audit and other attestation services to investment management industry clients, including investment advisors, transfer agents, custodian banks, fund accounting agents, venture capital firms, and commercial banks.

Mr. Woods is currently the Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps, a non-profit child welfare agency that provides residential and community based programs to at-risk children and their families. 

Mr. Woods graduated from SuffolkUniversity with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and from BostonCollege with a Master’s Degree in Finance.  Mr. Woods is a Certified Public Accountant in Massachusetts.