Our Team

Our Investments and Endowment Operations teams bring decades of investment management expertise across diversified industries and financial specialties. Through disciplined research and due diligence, we assess and pursue investment strategies that are aligned with the long-term risk/reward profile of the endowment.

Allison K. Thacker
Allison K. Thacker

President; Chief Investment Officer


Cindy Melton
Cindy Melton

Chief Operating Officer


Craig Beach
Craig Beach

Managing Director, Private Investments

Erica S. Henning
Erica S. Henning

Managing Director, Real Estate Portfolio Management


John Lawrence
John Lawrence

Managing Director, Natural Resources; Public Equities


Ryan LeVasseur
Ryan LeVasseur

Managing Director, Real Estate Development

Carmen Thompson
Carmen Thompson

Managing Director, Alternative Investments

Ceci Arreola
Ceci Arreola

Associate Director


Colton Beardmore
Colton Beardmore

Senior Associate, Real Estate


Darren Britt
Darren Britt

Endowment Associate

Justin Burke
Justin Burke

Minerals Manager


Scott Butterfield
Scott Butterfield

Investment Manager, Real Estate


Emily Chong
Emily Chong

Endowment Associate

Joe Davidson
Joe Davidson

General Counsel


Isaac Davidson
Isaac Davidson

Investment Analyst


Samuel Dike
Sam Dike

Investment Manager, Strategic Investments

Lindsay Farish
Lindsay Farish

Senior Investment Associate


Annaissa Flores
Annaissa Flores

Strategic Initiatives Analyst


Bryson Grover
Bryson Grover

Investment Manager, Real Estate Development

Scott Irby
Scott Irby

Associate Investment Manager, Direct Real Estate


Mina Kasrai
Mina J. Kasrai

Reporting Manager


Jessica Kong
Jessica Kong

Treasury Operations Associate

Morgan Lera
Morgan Lera

Investment Manager, Asset Management


David Levin
David Levin

Senior Investment Associate


Ron Long
Ronald E. Long

Endowment Advisor

Bianca Lopez
Bianca Lopez

Minerals Manager


Terri Madore
Terri Madore

Executive Assistant


Amina Matin
Amina Matin

Investment Associate

Megan Medlin
Megan Medlin

Department Administrator


Amanda Morrow
Amanda Morrow

Human Resources Business Partner


Amy Nelson
Amy Nelson

Trust Manager

Claire Nelson
Claire Nelson

Associate Treasurer


Larry Perez
Larry Perez

Associate Treasurer


Kirsten Roberts
Kirsten Roberts

Associate Director

Grant Rogers
Grant Rogers

Real Estate Associate, Development & Asset Management


Jordan Rueter
Jordan Rueter

Real Estate Finance Associate


Christopher Schelling
Christopher Schelling

Endowment Associate

Krystle Shannon
Krystle Shannon

Endowment Analyst


Austen Smith
Austen Smith

Investment Manager, Marketable Securities


Eiraj Sohail
Eiraj Sohail

Investment Manager, Private Investments

Laura Swanson
Laura Swanson

Executive Assistant


Taylor Zurcher
Taylor Zurcher

Investment Manager, Natural Resources


Alan Arnold
In Memory of Alan Arnold

Managing Director, Real Estate

Sarah Wolfe
Sarah Wolfe

Division Manager