Jeremy Crigler, Chief Investment Officer
Jeremy joined the Investment Management Office in January 2008. Jeremy is responsible for all aspects of managing the endowment and related assets. His 25+ years of investment experience include Senior Investment Officer at Cornell University and Investment Director at Duke Management Company. In addition, he founded Trusten Capital Management where he managed a long/short micro-cap hedge fund as well as a micro-cap fund-of-funds on behalf of a large foundation. Jeremy started his investment career as an equity analyst at Fidelity Management and Research in Boston. He has a BSM in Finance from the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Cardigan Mt. School and Chairman of the Investment Committee.
Richard Chau, Managing Director
Richard joined the Investment Management Office in September 2013. From January 2011 to August 2013, Richard was a Vice President in Bessemer Trust's Private Equity Funds Group in New York, where he helped manage a multi-billion dollar global private equity portfolio. Prior to Bessemer Trust, Richard spent over two years as an Investment Analyst at The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, focused on the private equity portfolio. His previous experience also includes investment banking in the mergers and acquisitions group at Houlihan Lokey. Earlier in his career, he spent three years as a Senior Consulting Associate at Cambridge Associates in Boston. Richard has a BA in Economics and Chinese from Williams College and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Julia Mord, Managing Director
Julia joined the Investment Office in May 2014. From 2006 to April 2014, Julia was an investment officer at AI International, a NYC-based family office, where she was one of three investment professionals responsible for managing a multi-asset class portfolio with a significant allocation to alternative investments. Prior to her experience at AI International, Julia worked at Jefferies & Company for 3 years as a quantitative analyst focused on program trading strategies and portfolio risk analytics. She began her career at Ernst & Young in the Strategic Advisory Services group. Julia has a BA in Economics from the University of Chicago, an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and is a CAIA charterholder.
Paul Weaver, Director of Investment Accounting
Paul joined the Investment Management Office in September 2008. From 2005 to 2008, Paul worked at OpHedge Investment Services as Director of Fund Accounting where he was responsible for managing the accounting group and for calculating NAV's of large, complex hedge funds. Prior to OpHedge, Paul has over 20 years of experience working in various accounting related roles for both hedge funds (Paloma Partners, Parker Global Strategies) and large financial firms (Drexel Burnham Lambert, Goldman Sachs, UBS). Paul holds an MBA with a concentration in International Finance from Pace University.
Scott Gerdes, Investment Associate
Scott joined the Investment Management Office in June 2011 after completing his MBA as a Morton A. Aldrich fellow with concentrations in Finance, Energy Markets and International Business at Tulane's A.B. Freeman School of Business. He also holds a BS in Economics and Financial Economics from Vanderbilt University and completed an abroad program in international trade at the London School of Economics. Scott joined the investment office after completing an internship at Fifth Third Securities in fixed income trading and working in the Private Client Group at UBS for two years. Scott is a CFA and CAIA charterholder.
Jake Kriegsfeld, Investment Associate
Jake joined the Investment Management Office in June 2013 after completing an internship with the Endowment the previous summer. He graduated summa cum laude from Tulane's A.B. Freeman School of Business in 2013 and as a member of the William Wallace Peery Society, which recognizes graduating honors seniors with cumulative GPAs in the top-15 of their class. Jake also earned a minor in Spanish, which he speaks fluently, and completed an abroad program in international business in Madrid, Spain. Jake is a CFA charterholder.
Brad Bauguss, Investment Analyst
Brad joined the Investment Management Office in July 2015 after completing an internship with Intrepid Capital Management the previous summer. He graduated cum laude from Tulane's A.B. Freeman School of Business in 2015 with a BSM in Finance and Economics. Brad has passed all three levels of the CFA program.
Edward Roman, Investment Analyst
Edward joined the Investment Management Office in August 2018 after completing an internship with the Endowment the previous summer. He graduated magna cum laude from Tulane’s A.B. Freeman School of Business in 2018 with a BSM in Finance and Management Consulting and a minor in Economics. Edward is a CFA level I candidate.
Janine Jandrositz, Department Administrator
Janine joined the Investment Management Office in August 2016. Prior to joining the team, she worked for 10 years as the Vice President of Administration for Lincoln Healthcare Leadership where her role encompassed Human Resources and Office Management. She also has worked as an Executive Assistant for Greenbriar Equity. Janine has a BS in Business Management from the University of Redlands.
Robert Lycoudes, Performance Analyst
Robert joined the Investment Management Office in January 2017. From November 2014 to January 2017, Robert worked in the Margin Lending Department at Goldman Sachs. Prior to that, he worked at Interactive Brokers and interned at UBS Private Wealth Management. He received his BS in Mathematics and Finance from Sacred Heart University in 2012.