Sean Ruhmann Joins NEPC

Sean Ruhmann has joined Camrbidge, Mass.-based advisor NEPC as a senior consultant in the firm’s alternative investments research group. He previously was a VP of investment banking with Goldman Sachs.


NEPC, LLC recently announced that Sean P. Ruhmann, has joined the firm as a Senior Consultant in the firm’s Alternative Investments Research Group. “Throughout his career at Goldman Sachs and Banc of America Securities, Sean has been providing innovative advice to his clients, particularly in the areas of private markets and real estate,” said Erik Knutzen, Chief Investment Officer of NEPC. “We are excited to add a person with Sean’s experience to deepen our research resources.”

Mr. Ruhmann joins NEPC’s team of 20 research professionals dedicated to alternative assets and will focus on private markets research. Mr. Ruhmann joins NEPC from Goldman, Sachs & Co. where he was a Vice President in the Investment Banking Division. While at Goldman Sachs, Sean advised clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, bankruptcy processes, debt capital raises and public and private equity capital raises. Sean was also responsible for the execution, due diligence and sourcing of transactions. Prior to Goldman, Sachs & Co., Sean was an Associate at Banc of America Securities in the Real Estate and Lodging Investment Banking Group. At Banc of America Securities, Sean conducted in-depth financial analysis of companies and built operating and valuation models. Mr. Ruhmann’s previous experience also includes working for IBM Corp. as a Consultant in their Strategic Change Group and for Raytheon Company as a Mechanical Engineer in their Air Missile Defense Department.

Sean holds several degrees including a BS in Biomedical Engineering from Trinity College, a MS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

NEPC is an independent, full-service investment-consulting firm headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. NEPC advises over $50 billion in alternative assets across more than 190 retainer relationships in the corporate, public, Taft-Hartley and endowment markets. Of special interest, NEPC is recognized by the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association as one of the leading consulting firms in the program. NEPC currently has 31 CAIA designees on staff and 11 professionals pursuing the designation.

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