Andre Cuerington, a Managing Director, is responsible for advising Makena’s institutional clients on the integration of alternative investments into a range of portfolios with differing goals and structures. Prior to Makena, he was a Senior Vice President in Business Development at the TCW Group in Los Angeles. Before TCW, Andre helped start the business development team at Waterfall Asset Management, a credit-focused hedge fund headquartered in New York. Previous to Waterfall, he was a Vice President with PineBridge Investments in Los Angeles where he focused on business development with Western U.S. public pension funds. Prior to PineBridge, Andre spent six years at Western Asset Management as a Client Services Executive focused on large institutional clients. He began his investment career at Callan Associates where he managed the Quantitative Consulting team, which primarily focused on asset/liability studies. Andre served for 13 years in the Army and held various leadership roles. Andre earned a BS in Operations Research from the United States Military Academy, an MS in Applied Mathematics from the Naval Postgraduate School, and an MS in Engineering-Economic Systems from Stanford University.
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