Ashley Venetos is one of our Co-founders and our Head of Client and Partner Group. Ashley is responsible for the company’s marketing, capital raising, and investor relations activities.
Prior to joining LURIN, Ashley was a Partner at Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P., a New York based hedge fund that uses a fundamental value approach and a spectrum of activist strategies to generate returns. Ashley was a member of the Investor Relations and Marketing team for over 10 years as the firm grew from approximately $1BN to $20BN AUM at its peak. Ashley was also a key member of the team that led the IPO process for Pershing Square, which culminated in one of the largest publicly traded closed-end funds (ticker: PSH) with approximately $6BN AUM at inception. Prior to joining Pershing Square, Ashley was a research analyst on the fund of hedge funds team at Deutsche Bank.
Ashley graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Spanish and a minor in Finance. Ashley also served on the Board of Directors for Project Renewal, a non-profit organization that focuses on homelessness in New York City.