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1900 Business Education Complex North
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Telephone: 225-578-0073
Fax: 225-578-6366


SMIF Advisory Board

The SMIF Advisory Board has been in existence since the creation of the Tiger Fund in 2005. Members of the board serve as an integral part of the fund, as they provide valuable feedback to the student managers of the Tiger Fund. At the end of every semester, the SMIF Advisory Board meets with the current managers to discuss the current Tiger Fund. The board members challenge the managers with questions about process, strategy, sector allocation and individual stock holdings.

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Alex McDermott
Director of Investments
LSU Foundation
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Rajesh Narayanan
Department Chair
Department of Finance
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Thomas A. O'Connor
Managing Director, Investments
Raymond James
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Tish O'Connor
Assistant Director
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business
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Rip Reeves
Chief Investment Officer & Treasurer
AEGIS Insurance Services, Inc.
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