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


Elaine Stokes is a 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 36 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