Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Grace Y. Toh is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Abbington Investment Group, LLC. A financial services professional for over 30 years, Ms. Toh has extensive experience in private banking and wealth management, concentrating on building and managing long term relationships with high net worth clients. Previously, she was Managing Director and Co-Founder of Toh Michaels Private Wealth Management, LLC, Senior Vice President at HSBC Private Bank and The Private Bank of Bank of America, now US Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, where she served the unique needs of high net worth individuals and families by providing customized wealth management strategies and solutions.
In addition to advising business owners, real estate developers and professional athletes with financial and investment solutions, she has provided similar services to middle market commercial companies, law firms and medical practices.
Ms. Toh was raised in Geneva, Switzerland. She is a graduate of Wellesley College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Chinese Studies. In addition, she studied management information systems and accounting at MIT’s Alfred P. Sloan School of Management, and earned her Masters of Business Administration in Finance from the Jesse H. Jones School of Management at Rice University. Ms. Toh is a licensed Certified Financial Planner and holds Series 7, 66 and 63. She has studied both French and Mandarin Chinese.
In addition to her professional career, Ms. Toh serves or has served on a number of non-profit boards, including the Financial Planning Association of the National Capital Area and the Wellesley College Alumnae Association, where she chaired the Nominating Committee and served on the Finance and International Connections Committees. She is also the Treasurer of International Bridges to Justice and is a National Advisor for the International Leadership Foundation. She is a member of the Wellesley Business Leadership Council Executive Board and a member of 85 Broads. Ms. Toh has been a long time supporter of the Smithsonian Institution and completed her nine-year term as a board member of Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ), a membership organization focused on conservation education and fundraising in partnership with the Smithsonian National Zoological Park. During her tenure at FONZ, she chaired the Board Governance and Nominating Committee and oversaw the complete revision of the organization's by-laws and committee structure. She is an active member of the Smithsonian Women’s Committee, having served as Treasurer and member of the Executive Committee.