ROBERT L. BURCH, IV
Chief Investment Officer &
Mr. Burch, grandson of Alfred Winslow Jones, has been a Portfolio Manager of A.W. Jones Company and a Managing Member of its General Partner since 2003. His work experience prior to A.W. Jones included management consulting at Booz, Allen & Hamilton and product management at a start-up telecommunications company. Mr. Burch is the Treasurer of the Burch Family Foundation, is a Trustee of the Citizens Budget Commission where he chairs the Investment Committee, and served on the Board of Habitat for Humanity – New York City. He earned a BA in Economics, summa cum laude, from Princeton University (Phi Beta Kappa), MSc with Distinction from the University of Oxford and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
REID R. MILES
Mr. Miles has over 25 years of experience in investment and operational management. Over the course of his career, he has managed numerous multi-manager hedge fund and private equity portfolios. Mr. Miles is the founder of Miles Howland & Co. LLC, an investment management firm. Prior to that, Mr. Miles was a Partner and Member of the Executive Committee at BV Group, a global alternative asset management firm. Mr. Miles graduated cum laude from Claremont McKenna College.
DAVID D. LEVERONI
Head of Investments
David Leveroni joined A.W. Jones in 2017 and is a Managing Director serving as Head of Investments. He is primarily responsible for the firm’s hedge fund, co-investment, venture capital, and private equity investment activities. He is also responsible for oversight of the investment team as well as designing and implementing the firm’s investment processes. Leveroni has over 15 years of investment management experience with a deep background in alternative investments and multi-asset class investing. Over the course of his career, he has been responsible for investment research, portfolio management, and risk monitoring as well as allocating capital across institutional investment portfolios and working directly with clients to create customized investment solutions. Prior to A.W. Jones, he was responsible for covering alternative investment strategies in the Investment Research Group for a New York based family office (2016-2017). Prior to that, Leveroni was an Investment Analyst and Investment Committee Member for 10 years at Permal Group, an industry-leading alternative asset management firm that became a subsidiary of New York Stock Exchange listed Legg Mason, Inc. (2006-2016). Leveroni earned a B.S. from Emerson College.
ASHTON M. SMART
Ashton Smart joined A.W. Jones in 2017 and is an Investment Analyst. Smart has over 5 years of investment management experience with a background in hedge fund and co-investment due diligence. At A.W. Jones, she focuses on investment sourcing, investment research, and ongoing monitoring of alternative investment managers and co-investments. Previously, Smart led business development efforts for a digital marketing firm (2016-2017). Smart earned a B.A. in Business Administration, cum laude, from the University of San Diego.
AVI J. ROSENBLATT
Chief Financial Officer &
Chief Compliance Officer
Mr. Rosenblatt is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer at A.W. Jones. Previously, he spent five years managing the fund administration practice at Grassi Fund Administration Services, Inc., including monthly NAV’s, tax matters for clients, and the day-to-day operations of the practice. Prior to Grassi, Mr. Rosenblatt spent seven years at Kaufman Rossin & Co. and four years at Goldstein Golub Kessler LLP (currently known as RSM LLP) as an auditor in its financial services group, focusing on numerous hedge fund structures and strategies. Mr. Rosenblatt is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA).
Mrs. Hensch joined A.W. Jones in 2007 and provides operational support for the firm. She has over 40 years of administrative experience; this includes 20 years as an executive assistant for two prominent family offices and 14 years at JP Morgan.