Elizabeth B. Hood, CFA, is a Senior Vice President and Manager of Callan's Atlanta Fund Sponsor Consulting office. She works with a variety of fund sponsor clients, including corporate defined benefit and defined contribution plans, public plans, endowments and foundations. Her client responsibilities include strategic planning and implementation, investment manager reviews, performance evaluation, continuing education and the coordination of special projects. Elizabeth is a member of Callan's Management, Manager Search, Defined Contribution and Institute Advisory Committees and is a shareholder of the firm.
Previously Elizabeth was a consultant with Ellwood Associates in Chicago where she was responsible for providing investment consulting expertise for the firm's defined benefit, defined contribution, endowment, foundation and health care clients. There she was responsible for all facets of the client relationship including: asset allocation, education, portfolio and manager oversight, rebalancing, developing investment guidelines and recommending changes as needed. She was also responsible for investment manager research and due diligence for U.S. growth equity managers. Prior to that, Elizabeth worked at William Blair & Company and INVESCO N.A.
Elizabeth earned a BA from Rhodes College. She is a holder of the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and Atlanta Society of Finance and Investment Professionals.