Executive Committee

Zelle R. Dunn

Chief Operating Officer

Zelle Dunn is the chief operating officer at New Republic Partners and a member of the firm’s executive committee. She advises individuals, families and institutions on wealth strategies and investment solutions to achieve their goals.

She brings over two decades of experience in wealth advisory and investment management. Prior to joining New Republic Partners, she served as a vice president at Merrill Lynch where she worked with high-net-worth individuals and families on investments and wealth planning.

Zelle worked in the private wealth management group at Morgan Stanley in New York for 15 years advising family offices and high-net-worth individuals on investment opportunities and financial planning. 

She began her career at Centura Bank, spending time in both Raleigh and Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.A. in political science. Zelle is a member of the Mint Museum Auxiliary. She is a member at Myers Park Presbyterian Church where she is a former elder and currently serves on the Outreach Council.