Who We Are
The Vanderbilt University Office of Investments fosters an environment where teamwork, intellectual curiosity, collaboration, and passion are the foundation of who we are.
Our team is comprised of a group of professionals who have worked in many areas of finance, operations, and administration. We combine this deep experience with strong open-mindedness and regular interrogation of our own biases and process as we seek the best investment outcomes to grow Vanderbilt's endowment. Our office is committed to supporting each other, upholding our team values, continuously striving for excellence, and supporting the core mission of Vanderbilt University. Each and every person is an integral part of our team.
Anders Hall, CFA
Anders was named Vanderbilt University's vice chancellor for investments and chief investment officer in July 2013. Anders joined Vanderbilt from Duke University, where he served as head of public securities. He earned his bachelor's degree from Duke University in economics and public policy studies, going on to the Stern School of Business at New York University for his MBA in economics and finance. He worked at Duke for the past decade, and prior to that he held positions at Hewitt Investment Group (now Aon Hewitt) and Prudential Financial.
Bart is the chief operating officer and head of the operations team at the Vanderbilt University Office of Investments. Bart joined the Vanderbilt team in 2014 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he served as managing director. Prior to working at UNC, Bart worked at Duke University for seven years. Bart earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting and economics at Westminster College and his MBA from Washington University.
Roy is the head of private investments at the Office of Investments. Roy first joined the office in 2008 as an Investment Analyst and became an Investment Principal/Manager in 2009. Previously he worked as an Analyst and Financial Planning Associate with Homerich Berg in Atlanta, Georgia. Roy received a Bachelor of Science in International Affairs, and a Bachelor of Science in Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Brandon is the head of public investments at the Office of Investments. He leads the public markets team conducting research and manager due diligence across various parts of the endowment portfolio. Prior to joining Vanderbilt University’s investment office in 2013, Brandon worked for the University of Florida Investment Corporation for seven years, where he primarily focusing on hedged strategies. He received his bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Florida.
LeAnne is the chief of staff at Vanderbilt University Office of Investments (OoI). She serves as a member of the OoI leadership team and is responsible for managing administrative operations and supporting the vice chancellor/CIO. LeAnne joined Vanderbilt in 2014 as a senior talent consultant in Human Resources. Prior to joining Vanderbilt, LeAnne held various roles, including head of operations for a medical tech start-up company, and senior talent consultant for a large marketing and media company based in Charlotte, NC. She earned her bachelor’s in communications at the University of Houston-Victoria.
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