Albers School of Business and Economics
Mentor Program

Philip Saucier

Portfolio Analyst-Overlay Services
Russell Investments

Company Description

Russell Investments is one of the leading financial service providers in the world. It is based out of Seattle and has numerous office around the globe. Russell predominatly is known for its manager research (multi-manager research) and for consulting of large institutional and private wealth individuals.

Job Description

My job is in Overlay Services (a part of Russell Implementation Services). I predominatly work with large pensions and endowments (both private and public), and focus on finding ways to help these funds meet their investment goals. This is predominatly done by managing cash exposure and using derivatives to gain the needed exposure to various asset classes. I work on the analyst side of this group and assist the portfolio managers in implementing these plans.

Employment History

Russell Investments Intern: June 2008-Dec. 2009
Russell Investments Overlay Services Dec. 2009-Current

LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=30808556&trk=tab_pro

Education

Pacific Lutheran University: Sept. 2006-Dec.2009
Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance, and a minor in Economics.

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

I prefer the middle of the week around 4-5 PM, downtown Seattle if possible.