KC Downs

Senior Director - Human Resources
Equity Group Investments

KC leads EGI’s Human Resources and office services functions. She applies more than 20 years of experience in her focus on performance management, talent acquisition, organizational development, employee relations and engagement, diversity/inclusion, learning/training and developing/implementing policies and procedures. Prior to joining EGI in 2019, KC served as Senior Director – Human Resources and Recruiting for Intercontinental Exchange Holdings (ICE). In 2013, ICE, a Fortune 500 company that operates global exchanges and clearing houses and provides data and listings services, acquired the New York Stock Exchange for which KC served as Managing Director, HR Business Partner. Earlier in her career, KC served as Director of Human resources for Archipelago Holdings, Inc., which was acquired by the New York Stock Exchange 2006. She holds an MS in Human Resources from Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University, and a BA in political science from Purdue University.