OurĀ 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


Sarah Cepeda
Sarah Cepeda

Division Administrator

Emily Chong
Emily Chong

Endowment Associate


Joe Davidson
Joe Davidson

General Counsel


Isaac Davidson
Isaac Davidson

Investment Analyst

Samuel Dike
Sam Dike

Manager | Strategic Initiatives


Lindsay Farish
Lindsay Farish

Investment Associate


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


Amina Matin
Amina Matin

Investment Analyst


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


Jordan Rueter
Jordan Rueter

Real Estate Finance Associate

Christopher Schelling
Christopher Schelling

Endowment Associate


Austen Smith
Austen Smith

Investment Manager, Marketable Securities


Krystle Shannon
Krystle Shannon

Endowment Analyst

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