MICHAEL J. BURLON
DIRECTOR, HEDGE FUNDS & PARTNER
Michael joined Angeles Investment Advisors in 2010 and is a partner of the firm. Michael leads hedge fund research at Angeles. Michael also works closely with the Angeles Absolute Return Fund, the firm’s fund of hedge funds vehicle.
Michael began his career at Lehman Brothers Inc. in 2002, where he worked in risk management conducting due diligence on the firm’s Hedge Fund counterparties. Michael went on to become a Vice President in Bear Stearns’ Structured Funds group where he was responsible for due diligence on the group’s hedge fund investments. Most recently, Michael was a Due Diligence Analyst for Commerzbank’s Alternative Investment Strategies group, where he conducted research and sourced new hedge fund managers for the firm’s $1.5 billion hedge fund of funds.
Michael received a BA in Economics from New York University.
AARON M. AZELTON, CFA
DIRECTOR, PUBLIC MARKETS & PARTNER
Aaron joined Angeles Investment Advisors as a Manager Research Consultant in 2012 and is a partner of the firm. Aaron is responsible for conducting manager research in public market equity and fixed income strategies. He also works with the Angeles Investment Committee to monitor and add to the firm’s approved list of investment manager products.
Prior to business school, Aaron spent eight years at Fisher Investments, a Bay Area investment management firm. At Fisher Investments, Aaron was an equity research analyst covering the Energy and Technology sectors, and previously was a capital markets research analyst. He is a published author of the firm’s first investment book, an investment guide to the global energy sector.
Aaron received his M.B.A. from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, where he was co-president of the investment club. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UC Berkeley, majoring in Economics. Aaron is a Chartered Financial Analyst® Charterholder as well as a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Los Angeles.
SUSAN YUN LEE
DIRECTOR, PRIVATE CAPITAL & PARTNER
Susan joined Angeles Investment Advisors in 2013 and is a partner of the firm. Susan oversees private capital manager research and selection and works with institutional investors to develop and implement portfolio allocation strategies.
Prior to Angeles, Susan was an investment professional with Black Canyon Capital, a private capital firm investing equity and debt in middle market businesses, where she evaluated, structured, and monitored investments and worked with portfolio company management teams as a board director and observer. Previously, Susan was an investment professional with Vintage Capital Group, a middle market private capital firm, where she similarly executed equity and debt investments and worked with portfolio companies as a board observer. Susan has also held positions in business development, strategy, and acquisitions at The Walt Disney Company and began her career as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company.
Susan received an M.B.A from Harvard Business School where she was a Toigo Fellow and earned First Year Honors. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University, where she earned a B.A. in Economics with a minor in History. Susan was recently recognized by the Toigo Foundation as a “top 40 under 40” in the U.S.