As a member of our Global Public Markets Group, Joel researches and performs investment and operational due diligence on core investment managers. Prior to joining the firm in 2018, Joel served as a Senior Analyst at Birch Lake Associates. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Politics with a Minor in Communications from Lake Forest College. Joel also earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Analytic Finance, Economics, Econometrics and Statistics and Entrepreneurship. Joel is a CFA® charterholder and member of the CFA Society of Chicago and CFA Institute. He enjoys playing guitar, traveling the world, playing tennis and golf, and rooting for his favorite Chicago sports teams.