Betsy Keeley

Betsy Keeley joined the board in 2016. She is chair of the Investment Committee and serves on the Finance Committee.

Betsy is a principal, general counsel, and chief operating officer of Taconic Capital Advisors LP, an alternative investment firm based in New York. Prior to joining Taconic, Betsy was an associate at Sidley Austin LLP, where she provided legal and regulatory advice to a variety of investment entities including mutual funds, investment banks, investment advisers, and private funds. Betsy received a BS, with distinction, from Cornell University in 1991, and a JD from Fordham University School of Law in 1995.

Betsy and her husband, Mike, have four children, two of whom attend GDS and one of whom is a GDS graduate. Betsy has been an active member of the GDS community, serving as a PSA grade representative, an editor for In the Hopper, the High School parent newsletter, and as a grade chair for the Annual Fund.


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Georgetown Day School is a coed, preK-12, non-sectarian private school in Washington, DC with small class sizes and a diverse school community. Our comprehensive, innovative curriculum includes hands-on learning, honors and AP classes, as well as advanced-level math and STEM courses. An education is not just college prep and SAT scores. GDS teachers focus on providing the best education for each child, from elementary grades through high school. The school performing arts program includes theater, dance, and music. The athletics program offers competitive sports for student athletes, including cross-country, track, soccer, lacrosse, and crew/rowing. With our strong commitment to financial aid, an independent school tuition is affordable.