Meketa Investment Group hired Sandra Ackermann-Schaufler as a principal, effective March 9. Ackermann-Schaufler formerly spent more than a decade at SEI Investments as senior portfolio manager covering global, international and emerging market equities.
Meketa Investment Group (Meketa), a global investment consulting and advisory firm, is pleased to announce Sandra Ackermann-Schaufler has joined the firm as a Principal, effective March 9. Based in Meketa’s New York office, Ms. Ackermann-Schaufler will be servicing discretionary and non-discretionary clients as a Portfolio Strategist and Consultant.
“Sandra’s outstanding work ethic and dedication make her the ideal professional for Meketa and for our clients,” said Stephen McCourt, Managing Principal and Co-Chief Executive Officer at Meketa. “We pride ourselves on providing the highest level of services and support for our clients and believe Sandra will be a wonderful addition to the team.”
“I have the utmost respect for Meketa and am truly excited to join a firm that values excellence and provides exceptional advice, support and execution to clients,” said Ms. Ackermann-Schaufler. “I look forward to working with the team and using my investment expertise and client focus to provide the best portfolio solutions and services to all of our clients.”
Prior to joining Meketa, Ms. Ackermann-Schaufler spent over 10 years at SEI Investments as senior portfolio manager covering global, international and emerging market equities. She was responsible for managing portfolios as well as overseeing research selection and ongoing evaluation within SEI funds. Previously, Ms. Ackermann-Schaufler was a senior international equity analyst and portfolio manager of Merrill Lynch’s multi manager strategies. Earlier in her career, she served as chief investment officer and lead portfolio manager for three international closed-end mutual funds at Deutsche Asset Management. She has also worked in diverse roles related to asset management at HVB Capital Markets, Deutsche Asset Management and Allianz Asset Management in the US and Germany.
Ms. Ackermann-Schaufler is a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion and a frequent speaker at industry conferences. She earned a Master of Science in International Economic Sciences from the University of Innsbruck, Austria, and is a CFA charterholder.
Founded in 1978, Meketa is an employee-owned, full service investment consulting and advisory firm. As an independent fiduciary, the firm serves institutional investors in non-discretionary and discretionary capacities. Meketa’s collective client assets under advisement represent approximately $1.4 trillion. For more information, please visit www.meketa.com.