Leanne is a Portfolio Manager for the Small and SMID Cap equity strategies. She is a member of the Investment Committee and provides primary research and analysis in the consumer discretionary, consumer staples, and health care sectors. She is also a member of the ESG Research & Engagement Committee.
Prior to joining the firm in 2019, Leanne worked at Cadence Capital Management for 22 years in numerous functional areas, including investments, trading, and operations. As a Senior Equity Analyst, she was responsible for covering a broad universe of stocks across several sectors, including consumer, energy, health care, and industrials. More recently she was a Consultant and Investment Analyst at Meketa Investment Group working with Defined Benefit, Annuity, Taft-Hartley, and other plan sponsors.
Leanne earned a BS from Northeastern University and an MS in Finance from Bentley University. She is a member of CFA Society Boston, the CFA Institute, Boston Women in Finance, and the National Association of Petroleum Investment Analysts (NAPIA). In addition, she is a Trustee of the Board of the National MS Society Greater New England Chapter, and a Committee member of the National MS Society Fashion Plates.