Nicholas C. Ashburn, CSRIC®
Vice President, Head of Responsible Investing

Nick Ashburn is the Head of Responsible Investing (RI) for the Asset Management Group (AMG). In this role, Nick leads the investment, operational, and product strategy for RI, which includes providing RI investment solutions for individuals, families, and institutions; advancing the firm’s research and analytical capabilities on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) topics; and developing content and brand awareness for RI at PNC.

Prior to joining PNC, Nick led impact investing research and education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and was a host on SiriusXM’s Business Radio channel. He has held teaching positions at the University of Texas-Austin and the University of Pennsylvania, and he was a Fulbright Fellow in Austria. He has also worked in community development venture capital, the nonprofit sector, and strategy consulting.
Nick holds a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree from Belmont University. He is also a Chartered SRI Counselor® through the College for Financial Planning® and speaks German.
Nick serves as a voting member of the AMG Proxy Voting committee and actively participates in the CIO’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council.