How has your role and responsibilities evolved since joining the Rockefeller University in 2012?

I started at Rockefeller as a Senior Analyst after completing a three-year analyst program at a fund of hedge funds. One of the things that attracted me to the job opportunity at Rockefeller was the … Show more

How are endowments and foundations thinking about opportunities in venture capital?

The venture market and asset class will continue to be a large driver of performance for the endowment and the market overall. Our venture portfolio has been the best performing asset class at the en… Show more

How do your organization's guiding principles or mission statement affect diligence and selection of fund managers?

We focus on partnering with managers who have a strong moral compass. We look for partners who are curious, interested, and aligned with our mission and the programs we support. In many instances, w… Show more

How is your institutional mission connected to its investment practices?

The Weinberg Foundation's mission supports various underprivileged and impoverished populations. An area of the investment program that ties into the Foundation's mission is our Diverse Manager progr… Show more

Can you share a brief overview of the West Virginia University Foundation and its investment office?

We manage about $1.8 billion at the West Virginia University Foundation. We are a bit different from our peers in that we manage multiple pools. We manage five separate pools and we report to three s… Show more

Can you tell us about Caltech and its investment office?

Caltech is unique in several ways: first, we are focused on fundamental science, engineering and technology; second, we are research-centric, with over 50% of our revenues coming from federal researc… Show more