Jeff WillardsonHead of Investments at PAAMCO Launchpad
Jeff Willardson, CFA, CQF (Irvine) is a Managing Director and Co-Managing Partner of the firm’s Irvine office. He is currently Head of Investments for PAAMCO Launchpad, the firm’s early-stage manager seeding platform. Jeff is also the Portfolio Manager for several of the firm’s institutional custom hedge fund solutions. Throughout his career at PAAMCO Prisma, he has conducted research, due diligence and risk monitoring for managers across all PAAMCO strategies with an emphasis on credit strategies, emerging markets, and real estate. Prior to joining PAAMCO in 2007, Jeff spent five years at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Investment Management Division. He received his MBA (Dual Finance and Real Estate Major) from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and he holds a BS in Management (Finance Major) from Brigham Young University.