John Jenks, Former Chief Investment Officer of the James Irvine Foundation and the State of Alaska joins Everside Capital Partners as Senior Advisor
August 10, 2017
New York, NY, August 10, 2017 – Everside Capital Partners, LLC (“Everside”) announced today the addition of John Jenks as Senior Advisor.
We are honored to have John involved as an investor and advisor. During his tenor at the Irvine Foundation and State of Alaska, John built a venerable reputation for evaluating top performing investment managers. We are looking forward to benefiting from his extensive relevant experience and for our investors to benefit directly from his insights. Everside Managing Partner Nate Kirk
About John Jenks
Mr. Jenks has over 25 years of investment management experience, including extensive knowledge pertaining to the evaluation of investment managers. He worked directly with fiduciaries on investment policy development and implementation for large multi-asset class portfolios. Additionally, he has comprehensive public and private board representation experience.
He was the CIO of the James Irvine Foundation ($2 billion foundation) for over 15 years, responsible for strategy and execution resulting in top decile returns. Mr. Jenks was also the CIO for the State of Alaska with $20 billion of assets under management. He was an integral part of the State of Alaska’s investment office for over ten years, playing critical roles in various capacities.
Mr. Jenks earned a B.A. in Business Administration and Finance and an M.A. from Washington State University. He is a CFA® charterholder. Currently, he is also the treasurer and board member at On Lok and on the Investment Committee of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. Previously, he was involved in the Contra Costa Crisis Center, the Foundation Finance Officers Group, the Southeast Alaska Boy Scout Council.
Everside is a New York based, employee-owned asset management firm focused exclusively on the lower middle market. The firm is led by a team with extensive backgrounds in credit, direct investing and origination from top global institutions.
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