Jeffery Mora, a Managing Director, is responsible for overseeing Makena’s investments in Absolute Return strategies. He is also a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Prior to joining Makena, Jeff was a Managing Director, portfolio manager and senior member of Aetos Capital’s absolute return investment team. Prior to joining Aetos Capital in November 2001, Jeff was the Manager of Alternative Assets for Northwestern University’s endowment fund, where he was responsible for strategic and tactical asset allocations and manager due diligence and selection including hedge fund, distressed, private equity, oil & gas and real estate investments across the University’s $1.5 billion alternative assets portfolio. Prior to Northwestern University, Jeff was a consultant in Price Waterhouse’s Valuation Services Group. Jeff received a BS in Finance from Miami University, where he is a member of the Business Advisory Council of the Richard T. Farmer School of Business, and received a Masters in Management from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Jeff is a CFA Charterholder.
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