Investment Advisory Committee

The Investment Advisory Committee (IAC) was created to consult and advise the ERS Board of Trustees on investments and investment related issues. Generally, the IAC meets quarterly, on the same day as each Board meeting, to consider investment-related issues in depth.


Caroline Cooley, Chair
Chief Investment Officer - Diversified Funds
Crestline Investors, Inc.
201 Main St, Suite 1900
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Term expires December 31, 2019

Robert G. Alley, CFA, Vice-chair
730 Honor Drive
Kerrville, TX 78028
Term expires August 31, 2018

James R. Hille, CFA, CAIA
Chief Investment Officer
Texas Christian University Endowment
TCU Box 297055
Fort Worth, TX 76129
Term expires August 31, 2020

Mari Kooi
789 Highway 63 N.
Pecos, NM 87552
Term expires December 30,2020

Ken D. Mindell
Senior Vice President and Treasurer
Rosewood Management Corporation
2101 Cedar Springs Road, Suite 1600
Dallas, TX 75201
Term expires May 31, 2019

Mr. Gene L. Needles Jr.
Chairman, President and CEO American Beacon Advisors
220 E. Las Colinas Blvd., Suite 1200
Irving, TX 75039
Term expires May 31, 2020

Laura T. Starks, Ph.D.
Charles E. & Sarah M. Seay Regents Chair in Finance
Finance Department - CBA 6.250
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712
Term expires August 31, 2018  

Lenore M. Sullivan
1717 Arts Plaza, Residence 1801
Dallas, TX 75201
Term expires February 29, 2019

Ms. Margaret “Didi” Weinblatt, Ph.D., CFA
11819 Elmscourt
San Antonio, TX 78230
Term expires August 31, 2020