As the head of RVK’s traditional fixed income and alternative credit investment manager research verticals, Austin leads activities related to sourcing, investment selection, research, and risk management. Additionally, she advises the firm’s clients with respect to portfolio construction, pacing, risk and performance monitoring, and benchmarking.
Austin joined RVK in 2017 as a Manager Research Consultant and is located in our Portland office. She is a member of our Investment Manager Research team and has historically contributed to the team’s efforts in sourcing, evaluating, and monitoring private credit and credit-focused hedge fund strategies.
Prior to RVK, she worked as an Associate Director for PAAMCO in Irvine, California, researching credit-focused hedge funds and illiquid credit investments.
Austin has an MBA with honors from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. She also graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a BA, majoring in international relations. Austin is a CFA charterholder and has received her Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF). She is a shareholder of the firm.