Leandro A. Festino, CFA, CAIA

Managing Principal / Consultant

San Diego

As a senior consultant at Meketa, Leandro is an active leader at client Board and Committee meetings, equally capable of working with both Trustees and Staff, bringing decision makers together to make effective investment choices.  He has a demonstrated track record helping clients set investment policy and asset allocation, and review and select managers and products in traditional and alternative asset classes in both onshore and offshore markets.

  • Investment consulting
  • Joined Meketa in 2003

    Previous roles

    • Access Partners, Investment Analyst

    Other responsibilities at Meketa:

    • Board of Directors
    • Sustainability Committee
    • BA, University of Evansville
    • MBA, Boston College
    • CFA® charterholder, CFA Institute
    • CAIA charterholder

    Leandro is involved in the local San Diego community, serving as a Trustee for the University of San Diego. He chairs the Investment Committee and is a member of the Finance and Executive Committees.  He also serves as an Investment Committee member for the San Diego Foundation.  In the past, he led the CFA Society San Diego as its President and Program Director. Outside of work, Leandro enjoys spending time with his family and watching his kids grow. Traveling, fishing, diving, and playing tennis are also among his favorite activities.

    My goal each day…

    is to show others they are valued. I believe that caring transmits hope and inspires people to live a better life.