Personnel Changes for Brasada

Hooman Amiralai has joined alternative investment firm Brasada as a managing director and portfolio manager Robert Leslie is leaving the firm for a new opportunity as a chief investment officer for a local-area wealth management firm. In his role at Brasada, Amiralai will be responsible for private fund investor relations.


Brasada today announces that Hooman Amiralai has joined the firm as a Managing Director and that Robert Leslie is leaving the firm for a new opportunity.
Hooman joins Brasada after thirteen years at Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York, where he most recently served as a Vice President of the Investment Management Division’s Alternative Investments & Manager Selection group focused on external manager selection, portfolio analytics and implementation, and overall management of the hedge fund, private equity and long-only equity businesses. Hooman began his career at Goldman Sachs as an analyst covering the private fund of funds products. In his role at Brasada, Hooman will be responsible for private fund investor relations and will contribute in a wealth management capacity. A native Houstonian, Hooman earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin.
“During Hooman’s time at Goldman, he was in a position to help evaluate some of the very best money managers in the business,” said Mark McMeans, Brasada’s CEO. “We are very happy that Hooman chose to join us at Brasada, as his experience is so well suited to help represent our private funds.”
Portfolio Manager Robert Leslie has departed Brasada to become Chief Investment Officer for a local-area wealth management firm. “We’ve known Rob since the late 90’s and as one of our Principals, he has been with Brasada since its inception. We wish him the very best,” said Mark McMeans.
Brasada Capital Management, LP, specializes in alternative equity and fixed income strategies for institutional and accredited investors. Based in Houston, Texas, the firm was founded in 2008 by former senior managers who had worked together for many years at Invesco (formerly AIM Investments).
Contact: Mark McMeans, 713-630-8391,

SOURCE Brasada Capital Management