Ms. Nealon joined Meketa Investment Group in 2017 and has over 12 years’ experience in the investment industry. A Principalof the firm, Ms. Nealon serves as a consultant for endowment & foundations and public and private funds. Her consulting work includes investment policy design, asset allocation modeling, fund performance analysis, and asset class education.
Prior to joining the firm, she was an Investment Officer at Oregon State Treasury, which manages investment portfolios for various state agencies, including the $75 billion Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (OPERF). Prior to that, she served as a Portfolio Manager at Northern Trust, where she was responsible for the construction and monitoring of managers within a multi-manager framework. Her responsibility coverage extended to U.S., International, and Emerging Markets program solutions for Defined Benefit plans as well as Endowments and Foundations. Ms. Nealon began her career at Russell Investments, where she was responsible for evaluating U.S. equity managers, with specific focus on large and midcap value managers with recommendations geared towards advising asset pension consulting clients as well as Russell's fund portfolio managers.
Ms. Nealon received her MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University, and a BA from Colgate University, with a major in Spanish and a minor in Economics.