SEATTLE – (September 7, 2016) – Canterbury Consulting, a leading investment advisory firm overseeing $16.8 billion in assets under management for foundations, endowments, and families, has announced the appointment of Jaylene Howard. In her role as investment consultant, Howard will focus on advising institutions and private families on investment strategy, risk management, and portfolio construction.
Howard comes to Canterbury Consulting from Russell Investments in Seattle, where she served most recently as a consulting director responsible for delivering market and economic insights and portfolio strategy advice to investment professionals and individual investors.
“We are impressed with Jaylene’s experience at Russell Investments and are excited to have her join the Canterbury Consulting team,” said Debashis Chowdhury, CFA, president of Canterbury Consulting. “Jaylene is a highly regarded investment professional with an inherent ability to communicate complex investment concepts to a variety of clients.”
Canterbury Consulting has been providing consulting services to nonprofit clients for over 27 years, and serves clients from both its headquarters in Newport Beach, California, and a second office in Seattle, Washington. For the last 15 years, investment consultants in the Seattle office have been specifically focused on serving the needs of nonprofit clients and families in the Pacific Northwest, mountain states, and Canada.
Howard is a CFA charterholder, a CAIA charterholder, and a Certified Investment Management Analyst professional. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and history from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington.
“Her strengths align well with Canterbury’s focus on delivering customized solutions to meet the specific needs of our clients,” Chowdhury added. “We are certain that her background and expertise will allow Canterbury to deepen and expand our relationships with endowment, foundation, and family office clients in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.”