Jeff Mindlin

Jeff Mindlin

Chief Investment Officer, ASU Enterprise Partners

Jeff Mindlin is responsible for managing the ASU Foundation’s highly diversified investment assets to maximize long-term, risk adjusted returns. He provides critical support of the investment committee, and oversight of the outsourced chief investment officer while also helping drive synergies within the other ASU Enterprise Partner subsidiaries.


Mindlin oversees the Education Technology Accelerator program, acts as a trustee to the retirement plan and advises on the investment management of ASU’s operating funds.


He previously served as Tower Square Investment Management’s executive director and co-chief investment officer, overseeing the portfolio management team’s portfolio selection, trading, proprietary money management and product development. He co-chaired the investment committee, which oversaw more than $5 billion in client assets. He served as chief investment officer at First Allied Asset Management.


Prior to joining First Allied, Mindlin was director of research and co-portfolio manager of Greenbook Investment Management, Inc., where he was instrumental in the design of sophisticated, proprietary investment strategies. Before that, he worked as the assistant portfolio manager and senior financial engineer for Pinnacle Investment Advisors, LLC, which operated a hedge fund and a series of managed accounts for institutional and high-net-worth clients, and sub-advised a publicly traded mutual fund.


Previously, Mindlin was manager of financial engineering at Camelback Research, leading the development of several successful institutional-grade quantitative products, including the popular MSN Money StockScouter system.


He obtained bachelor’s degrees in economics and finance from the W. P. Carey School of Business honor’s program at ASU, where he also received the prestigious Moeur Award. He earned the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation.