Elaine Stokes
Elaine Stokes
EVP, Portfolio Manager, Co-Head of the Full Discretion Team
Full Discretion Team


Elaine Stokes is an executive vice president, portfolio manager and co-head of the full discretion team at Loomis, Sayles & Company. She is also a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. Elaine has 35 years of investment industry experience.

Elaine joined Loomis Sayles in 1988. Prior to becoming a portfolio manager in 2000, she worked in high yield, global and emerging markets as a senior fixed income trader and portfolio specialist. Elaine was promoted to co-head of the full discretion team in 2012. She earned a BS from St. Michael’s College.

Elaine is co-head and founder of the Loomis Sayles Women@Work network and an active participant in mentorship programs at Loomis Sayles and with external industry groups, including WOMEN Unlimited. She is a member of the Financial Services Women’s Executive Alliance (FSWE), a member of the St. Michael’s College board of trustees and board member emeritus for Strong Women, Strong Girls.