Meketa Investment Group enhances staff ownership team
Meketa Investment Group has expanded its employee ownership team, adding seven new shareholders. Meketa hopes that it'll add new expertise and talent that will support its business expansion plan across different geographies. The ltest expansion takes the total number of Meketa Investment Group's shareholders to 27.
As part of the employee ownership team expansion, Principals Alla Barskaya, Paul Cowie, Henry Jaung, Nancy LaBier, Mary Mustard, Lisa Rubin and Alli Wallace have joined the ownership group. These professionals are expected to add more strength to Meketa Investment Group's business growth.
Established in 1978, Meketa Investment Group is an investment consulting and advisory firm.
Yahoo Finance reports that the expansion of employee ownership team enables Meketa Investment Group to leverage dynamic perspectives of an expanded team. Among new professional joined the group is Alla Barskaya, who's a CPA and now serves as the firm's Director of Finance. She holds a master's degree in Business Administration and a bachelor's degree in Economics and Finance from Moscow University in Russia. Barskaya joined the firm's Boston office in 2007.
Peter Woolley, Managing Principal and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Meketa Investment Group, said "Meketa Investment Group is pleased to welcome these individuals to our ownership team in recognition of their commitment to the firm and its clients throughout their tenures."
Paul F Cowie, III, another professional in the employee ownership team will be a consultant on various defined benefit, defined contribution and health and welfare funds for public. Cowie joined the firm's Boston office in 2005 and relocated to the San Diego office in 2006.
Henry Jaung will act as a consultant and advisor on various defined benefit, health and welfare funds for Taft-Hartley as well as public funds. Jaung studied in Mathematics at Columbia University and holds a bachelor's in Mathematics from the State University of New York at Albany. He joined the firm's Boston office in 2010, as reported by BusinessWire.
Stephen McCourt, Managing Principal and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Meketa Investment Group, believe "These individuals are representative of the depth of talent our firm has across many specialties and geographies and we look forward to the firm's continued success leveraging the dynamic perspectives of our expanded ownership team."
Meketa Investment Group in late 2015 expanded its footprint to Chicago. It's the third new location for Meketa Investment Group during the past 16 months. It opened offices in Portland, Oregon and London in 2014. The Chicago office is further supporting the Meketa's network in the US, according to Meketa Group.
Other newly-added professionals to employee ownership team include Nancy LaBier, Mary Mustard, Lisa Rubin and Alexandra Wallace.
Nancy LaBier serves as the firm's Director of Human Resources. She holds a master's degree in Management from Lesley University. LaBier joined the firm's Boston office in 2008.
Mary Mustard holds CFA and serves as a consultant on defined benefit, annuity, health and welfare and investment funds for public. She joined the firm's Boston office in 2010.
Lisa Rubin will be the firm's Director of Marketing and Communications. She joined the firm's Boston office in 2010. Alexandra Wallace on the other hand, holds CFA and serves as a consultant on various Taft-Hartley defined benefit, defined contribution, annuity and health and welfare funds. She joined the firm's Boston office in 2008 and relocated to the Chicago office in 2016.