Michelle (Kelly) Johnston, CFA*

Senior Managing Director and Chief Strategy Officer

Leawood, KS


Ms. Johnston joined Tortoise in 2006 and is an executive committee member. Ms. Johnston oversees Tortoise’s strategic growth efforts, including business development, partnership and joint venture activities, product development and marketing/communications, across the Tortoise family. She spearheaded Tortoise’s new business ventures and closed-end/open-end fund launches. In 2016, Ms. Johnston executed the acquisition of Bradford & Marzec. Previously, Ms. Johnston was an investment banker for Goldman, Sachs & Co. in its industrial and natural resources group in Chicago and its financial institutions group in New York. She graduated summa cum laude from DePauw University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics. Ms. Johnston is a CFA® charterholder.

*Equity owner in Tortoise

Michelle (Kelly) Johnston, CFA

11550 Ash Street

Leawood, KS 66211

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