Chad Mitchell, CFA

Senior Investment Analyst – Private Markets

As Senior Investment Analyst at the University System of Maryland Foundation, Chad primarily focuses on the Foundation’s Private Markets portfolio where he is responsible for the sourcing, due diligence and monitoring of investments across buyout, growth equity, venture capital and various other illiquid strategies.  

Prior to joining USMF in 2018, Chad was an Investment Officer at the Teachers’ Retirement System of Illinois where he helped oversee a ~$6.5 billion private equity portfolio consisting of both primary and co-investments.

Before joining Illinois Teachers, Chad worked as an Investment Analyst at Hatteras Funds, an alternative investment firm based in Raleigh, NC.

Chad began his career as an Analyst with Orox Capital Management, a middle market, special situations private equity firm based in Dallas, TX.

Chad earned a B.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.

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