F. Duane Conners

Investment Associate

Duane Conners was born and raised in Western New York. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Financial Analysis from the University at Buffalo. Following graduation, he spent three years in wealth management and investment banking for State Street in Boston, MA. He and his family moved back to Western New York in 2007 where Duane provided monthly Board reporting for HSBC before joining Kaleida Health as a Corporate Budget and Finance Manager and eventually the Finance Director for Buffalo General Hospital and the Gates Vascular Institute. He is currently the Investment Associate for the Western New York Impact Investment Fund (WNYIIF). In this position he utilizes his experience in due diligence, ROI development, financial reporting, Board support, and daily operations. His drive to make Western New York a better place for his own family and the entire community ensures he strongly aligns with both the financial and social impacts the WNYIIF is dedicated to and strives to succeed in. He is also the founder and Chief Executive Officer at rprt, a mission-based boutique software development and modern analytics firm focused on supporting community-based organizations and non-hospital based healthcare providers by bringing them today’s technology.