Co-Founder and Co-President
Chief Investment Officer
Ms. Casscells is a Managing Director, Co-President and Chief Investment Officer of Aetos. Prior to co-founding Aetos in 2001, Ms. Casscells was Chief Investment Officer of the Stanford Management Company, where she was responsible for the investment of over $10 billion in endowment funds and other assets on behalf of Stanford University. Prior to assuming her position as CIO in 1998, she served as Managing Director of Investment Policy Research, where she was responsible for asset allocation and for the endowment’s absolute return investments. Prior to joining the Stanford Management Company, she was a Vice President in Goldman Sachs’ Fixed Income Division and an analyst at Morgan Stanley & Company.
Ms. Casscells earned a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she was an Arjay Miller Scholar, and a Bachelor of Arts in British Studies, cum laude, from Yale University.
Other Affiliations and Achievements
Ms. Casscells is an independent director of American Century Funds Mountain View Board, a member of the Board of Directors of Schwab Charitable, the head of the Investment Committee of KQED, Inc., and Trustee and Treasurer of Grace Cathedral. She has been a lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and is the co-author with Robert Arnott of “Demographics and Capital Markets Returns,” Financial Analysts Journal, AIMR, Vol. 59, No. 2, March/April 2003. She also co-authored with Clifford S. Asness an unpublished monograph titled “Comparing Apples-to-Apples the Stock Market is Expensive,” April 2004.