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Our people

Meet the colleagues who make everything happen

We are here for you

We are trusted partners. We are problem solvers. We are forward thinkers.
Together we help you invest for a better future.

Mark Makepeace

Mark Makepeace

Chief Executive Officer

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Nick Teunon

Nick Teunon

Chief Financial Officer

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Jason Schwarz

Jason Schwarz

President

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Tina Takeuchi, SPHR

Tina Takeuchi, SPHR

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

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Reza Ghassemieh

Reza Ghassemieh

Chief Benchmark Officer

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Leah Emkin

Leah Emkin

Chief Client Officer

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Andy Stewart

Andy Stewart

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

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Scott Condron

Scott Condron

Chief Operating Officer

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Josh Emanuel, CFA

Josh Emanuel, CFA

Chief Investment Officer, Investment Management/Research

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Erin Simpson

Erin Simpson

Managing Director, Operations & Risk Management

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Samantha Walters

Samantha Walters

Senior Analyst, Operations

"I work alongside portfolio managers to ensure that clients are on track to reach their financial goals."
Chad Tanioka

Chad Tanioka

Associate, Portfolio Management

"I work closely with our clients to help them build diversified investment portfolios that best suit their long-term retirement objectives."
Andrew Steinberg

Andrew Steinberg

Senior Vice President, Relationship Management

“I help clients with the optimal management of their portfolios by developing and extracting actionable insight from the data and analytics produced by our risk and performance attribution engines.”
Ashley Smith-Roos

Ashley Smith-Roos

Associate, Compliance

"I work to identify and manage regulatory risk by helping create, implement and monitor internal policies and procedures that allow Wilshire to function in a legal and ethical manner while also meeting our business goals and client needs.”
Brice Shirimbere

Brice Shirimbere

Assistant Vice President

“My job is about balancing risk and rewards by harnessing extensive industry to read between the lines and help clients meet future obligations and return expectations.”
Sekhar Reddy

Sekhar Reddy

Senior Vice President, Benchmarks

“I work closely with Research, Data Management and Application Development teams to deliver robust and scalable index platforms and products to add value to our business objectives.”
Jessica Nicosia

Jessica Nicosia

Vice President

“I help clients create complete, outcome-oriented alternatives portfolios in structures that are customized to their specific needs.”
Omar Luna

Omar Luna

Assistant Vice President, Finance

"I work with our Accounting team to ensure that Wilshire’s external and internal financial reporting, tax filings and business license requirements are met."
Carrie Long

Carrie Long

Associate, Benchmarks

“I uncover the insights behind the financial data using tools such as Excel, SQL, and Python.”
Qing Gu

Qing Gu

Senior Vice President, Risk

“I generate creative investment and trading strategies while designing and implementing risk and analytics systems."
Nyla Gatison

Nyla Gatison

Senior Analyst, Client Solutions

“I support client relationships across all aspects of investment-related matters and ensure that high-quality service is provided.”
Rebekah Chow

Rebekah Chow

Assistant Vice President, Investment Solutions

"I research fixed income asset managers and their products to understand how they might add value to our clients’ portfolios and help them meet their investment objectives."
Kai Chen

Kai Chen

Senior Vice President, Investment Solutions

“I help our team make better investment decisions with quantitative research that includes market signal analysis, systematic strategy design and alpha opportunity idea generation.”
Francisco Barajas

Francisco Barajas

Vice President, Technology

"I create cutting-edge innovative solutions while bringing a creative, open-minded and technology-focused perspective to look at investment challenges outside the box."
Amy Bradford

Amy Bradford

Associate, Marketing

“I highlight our successes and client wins while also communicating key financial trends in order to create informed, targeted strategies to help promote Wilshire’s brand.”
Ali Kazemi

Ali Kazemi

Managing Director, Client Solutions

“I like to take a deeper dive into our clients’ investments and help them formulate actionable, risk-based insights using a combination of 20 years of experience and Wilshire’s analytical systems.”

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Wilshire has been applying highly tested theories and approaches to our client solutions since 1981.

You can count on our team of experts to help improve investment outcomes for a better future.

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