Breanne Eshelman, Esq., CFA, CQF, is currently Associate Investment Director at UCLA Investment Company, where she helps manage UCLA’s $2.5 billion endowment. She is responsible for investments in the marketable and hedge fund portfolios. She was previously an Associate Director working in Portfolio and Account Management at PAAMCO, a fund of funds. She served as the Portfolio Manager and main point of contact for certain institutional investor relationships. Breanne was also responsible for directing the monthly funding process for all client portfolios, including assembling model portfolios, monitoring strategy weights, and managing cash levels. Throughout her career at PAAMCO, Breanne conducted research, due diligence and risk monitoring for managers across all PAAMCO strategies with an emphasis on long-short equity and credit strategies. Prior to joining PAAMCO, Breanne worked at Goldman Sachs in Los Angeles where she focused on private wealth management and at Morgan Stanley in London where she managed risk on a portfolio of commercial mortgage debt and securities. Breanne began her career at Bank of America (formerly Countrywide Commercial Real Estate Finance), where she focused on commercial loan origination, underwriting, and securitization.
Breanne received her Juris Doctorate (Cum Laude) from Northwestern University School of Law, her MBA (With Distinction) from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, and her BS (Cum Laude) in Business Administration (concentration in Finance) from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She is admitted to the Bar in California.
Breanne enjoys supporting philanthropic organizations focused on children’s and women’s issues. In the past she has been active with Junior Achievement, Career Academies UK, Holy Angels Catholic School in Chicago, and Miss Representation. She lives in Brentwood with her husband and enjoys playing golf and tennis, spending time with family and friends, and traveling. Breanne has traveled to 47 countries.