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Meketa Investment Group expands its employee ownership team

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Meketa Investment Group (Meketa), a global investment advisory and trust management (OCIO) firm, today announced that it has expanded its employee shareholding to include eight new shareholders. Executives Jonathan Camp, Jed Constantino, Margret Duvall, Aysun Kilic, Michael Porrazzo, Luke Riela, Marina Simanovich and Orray Taft have joined the company’s ownership group, bringing Meketa’s total number of shareholders to 76.

“As an independent, employee-owned company, we appreciate the hard work and dedication of our team,” said Stephen McCourt, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Meketa. “These eight individuals provide invaluable value to our customers and the business, and we thank them for their continued service.

“We are very pleased to add these employees to our ownership group, in recognition and with deep appreciation for their continued contributions,” said Peter Woolley, Managing Director and Co-Chief Executive of Meketa. “Our employees are our most valuable asset, creating a thriving and forward-thinking environment, and we are committed to continuing to expand our shareholder base in the years to come.”

New shareholders of Meketa

Jonathan Camp, ASA, is a consultant on a variety of defined benefit, defined contribution, and health and welfare funds, with corporate, public, and Taft Hartley plan sponsors. He is a member of the firm’s Asset Liability Risk Management and Strategic Asset Allocation/Risk Management Committees. Mr. Camp earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Jed Constantino, CAIA, is a Principal Private Markets Analyst and is primarily responsible for European manager research and due diligence across all private asset classes. Mr. Constantino earned a bachelor’s degree in international business from Northeastern University.

Margret Duvall serves as Director of Communications and Business Development and is responsible for designing and implementing communication strategies for clients and prospects, public relations and the company’s online presence. Ms. Duvall holds a bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College and a master’s degree in finance from Northwestern University.

Aysun Kilic, CFA, is a consultant for non-discretionary and OCIO/discretionary clients. Ms. Kilic holds a bachelor’s degree from Middle East Technical University and a master’s degree from Claremont Graduate University.

Michael Porrazzo serves as IT Team Leader and is responsible for overseeing Meketa’s help desk team and maintaining the company’s network and IT infrastructure. Mr. Porrazzo holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

Luke Riela, CFA, is the Macro Research and Data Analytics Coordinator and is primarily responsible for investment research, benchmarking, data analysis, reporting and macro research. He is a member of the firm’s Strategic Asset Allocation and Risk Management Committees. Mr. Riela earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Portland.

Marina Simanovich is a team leader of investment analysts and is responsible for developing client asset allocation and investment policies, analyzing manager performance and positioning, and monitoring of the portfolio. Ms. Simanovich holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Brandeis University and a certificate in leadership principles from Harvard Business School.

Orray Taft, CAIA, FRM, acts as a consultant and risk manager for non-discretionary and OCIO/discretionary clients. He is a member of the company’s Global Macroeconomic Investment, Fiduciary Management Investment and Strategic Asset Allocation / Risk Management committees. Mr. Taft holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon and a master’s degree from New York University.

About Meketa

Founded in 1978, Meketa is a full-service, employee-owned investment advisory and trust management (OCIO) firm. As an independent fiduciary, the firm serves institutional investors on a non-discretionary and discretionary basis. Meketa’s collective client assets under deliberation are approximately $1.8 trillion as of December 31, 2021. For more information, please visit www.meketa.com.