Lecturer, Spring 2015
Eamonn has served the UC Davis Foundation since 2006, including multiple terms as Trustee and Chair of its Finance and Investment Committee. He and his colleagues developed, implemented, and currently oversee an innovative approach to investing the Foundation’s $300+ million endowment portfolio. They also established guiding principles and new processes to strengthen the Foundation’s finances.
At the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, Eamonn teaches “Managing Multi-Asset Class Investment Portfolios” and serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council.
Eamonn retired as Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director of CM Capital (“CMC”). CMC specializes in alternative investments and oversees $1+ billion in diversified portfolios, including a multi-asset class portfolio and a fund of hedge funds. While CIO, Eamonn’s responsibilities included asset allocation, strategy formulation, portfolio management, manager selection, process design, and management of the investment team.
Prior to CMC, he was Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director of Dresdner RCM’s $19 billion global fixed income division. He was a partner of the firm and served on its Executive Committee. He led the fixed income investment team, chaired numerous investment committees, developed portfolio strategies, and managed portfolios for pension, endowment, and foundation clients.
Earlier in his career, he was a Vice President and Portfolio Manager at PIMCO. His responsibilities included management of fixed income and synthetic equity portfolios. He also led the firm’s analysis of US monetary policy.
Eamonn is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Chartered Investment Counselor. He earned his BS in Managerial Economics from UC Davis. He earned his Master’s in Management from MIT, with a concentration in finance. He is the recipient of the 2015 UC Davis Aggie Service Award.