Liz Tennican joined Carmel Partners in 2016 and is a Managing Partner. She is Head of Investor Relations and oversees Research, ESG+R and IT. Ms. Tennican is a member of and Secretary of the Executive Committee and Vice Chair of the Management Committee. She is also a member of the Investment and Portfolio Management Committees.
Prior to Carmel, Ms. Tennican was a Managing Director and Head of Investor Relations and Business Development for Watershed Asset Management, a credit-oriented hedge fund. Previous to Watershed, she spent seven years with Barclays Global Investors, which was acquired and became part of BlackRock. She headed the Institutional Consultant Relations Group and then spent five years as Head of U.S. Institutional Sales for the iShares division where she built the U.S. Marketing Strategy and Sales Team. Prior to that, Ms. Tennican was with a hedge fund where she held various leadership roles including CFO and COO. She spent seven years at Robertson Stephens, where she was in investment banking and institutional sales and helped found its capital markets desk.
Ms. Tennican is a member of the Board of Directors of Four Corners Property Trust, a publicly traded REIT.
Ms. Tennican received both a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford University.