Strategic Investment Group adds MD to team

Strategic Investment Group has hired Bolajoko Olusanya as a managing director on the global equities team. Previously, Olusanya was in charge of managing equity and fixed income portfolios for Vanderbilt University‘s endowment.


ARLINGTON, Va., June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Brian Murdock, President and CEO, is pleased to announce that Bolajoko Olusanya has joined Strategic Investment Group as a Managing Director on the Global Equities team. In this role, Mr. Olusanya will focus on overseeing Strategic’s U.S. equity portfolios and conducting U.S. equity manager due diligence. “Since the founding of the firm in 1987, global equity has been a core element of our portfolios and our client value proposition,” said Mr. Murdock. “Our extensive experience and thought leadership in analyzing and overseeing global equity portfolios for our clients is further enhanced by Bola’s arrival.”

“We are very excited to welcome Bola, who joins us with deep insight into global equity managers and markets,” said Tim O’Hara, Co-Chief Investment Officer.

Mr. Olusanya was most recently managing equity and fixed income portfolios for Vanderbilt University’s endowment. He also brings experience from Markit Research and Analytics, formerly known as QSG, and from Emory Investment Management. He received an M.B.A. with a concentration in finance from Emory University, an M.S. in computer science from the University of Lagos, and a B.S. in computer science from the University of Ibadan.

About Strategic
Strategic Investment Group®, a pioneer in dedicated Outsourced CIO (OCIO) solutions since 1987, offers a comprehensive service platform for managing customized portfolios for institutional and private investors. Our proprietary process combines active portfolio management, rigorous risk management, and open architecture manager selection.

Strategic functions as our clients’ investment partner and co-fiduciary, effectively becoming an extension of their resources. Clients are then free to focus on their core missions, while we focus on providing the highly specialized portfolio management expertise that clients need to meet their investment goals. Depending on a client’s needs and preferences, Strategic can orchestrate the management of an entire portfolio comprising multiple asset classes; focus on specific asset classes, such as alternatives (e.g., hedge funds, real estate, and/or private equity) or international investments; or manage strategies with high potential for adding value (e.g., portable alpha through investor-friendly turnkey structures). Customized liability-driven investing (LDI) solutions, whether through an integrated total portfolio approach or a targeted long-duration strategy, are also available, as are solutions that address mission-related investment objectives.

We strive to build enduring partnerships with our clients by strengthening their investment programs through a dynamic, value-enhancing investment process, sound governance framework, and world class client service. Strategic’s mission is to empower investors through experience, innovation, and excellence.

Strategic had $37.5 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2015.