Ms. Faraday joined the firm in 2007, and is responsible for both portfolio management and trading on the group’s passive and Research Enhanced strategies. Prior to her current role, Ms. Faraday was a Global Equity Trader responsible for trading Domestic, Global, and Emerging Market portfolios. Prior to joining PineBridge Investments, from 2004 through 2006 Ms. Faraday was an Equity Trader at KR Capital Advisors, an Investment Advisory firm. Previously, she worked at Merrill Lynch from 1998 through 2004 as Client Relationship Manager on their Middle Markets Research & Trading desk. Ms. Faraday holds an Executive M.B.A. degree from the Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Nazareth College of Rochester.
SHEEDSA ALI, CFA Managing Director Portfolio Manager & Head of Quantitative Equity PineBridge Investments, New York Ms. Ali heads quantitative equity research efforts and has portfolio management responsibilities for Research Enhanced Strategies. Ms. Ali has been with the firm since 2005 as a Quantitative Researcher responsible for building, testing and implementing the research enhanced platform by quantifying the firm’s equity investment philosophy and research. She is also a key contributor to our firm wide Listed Equity Allocation calls and our cross asset class forum, Investment Strategy Meetings. Previously, she was a Consultant for the Financial Models Company working on equity and fixed income attribution models. She completed graduate coursework as part of Masters in Computational Finance from Carnegie Mellon University and has MS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Ms. Ali holds BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science from St. Francis College in India, an MBA from University of Hyderabad. Ms. Ali has been a quant conference speaker and is member of client advisory board for MSCI Barra. She is a CFA charterholder.