Russell Investments , Senior Research Specialist, Private Markets
Sam is a Senior Research Specialist for Russell Investments, focusing on private equity investments.
Prior to joining Russell Investments, Sam served over nine years as Private Equity Investment Officer for Oregon State Treasury, and eight years as Investment Officer for the Washington State Investment Board, managing multi-billion-dollar private equity portfolios for the public employee retirement funds of each state. In these roles, he was responsible for developing investment strategy, portfolio construction, and led the due diligence on sixty-eight fund commitments, totalling $8.7bn. Sam also served on thirty-seven Limited Partner Advisory Committees or Advisory Boards.
His prior professional experience includes serving as Investment Accounting Controller of the Washington State Investment Board, and in senior audit roles at Deloitte & Touche, and the Washington State Auditor’s Office.