Our Team

Laina Draeger, CFA

Senior Portfolio Manager, Director of Global Equities and Responsible Investing

About Laina

Ms. Draeger is a Senior Portfolio Manager, chairs the Firm’s Responsible Investing Solutions Committee, and is a member of the Firm’s Investment Committee. As a Senior Portfolio Manager, Ms. Draeger works closely with clients globally to ensure their portfolios reflect the investment outlook of Los Angeles Capital’s quantitative model. She also collaborates with the Research team and co-CIOs to help manage research projects, distills portfolio observations to the investment team and clients, and ensures optimal implementation of the Firm’s model in investment strategies. Additionally, she oversees the Firm’s ESG activities utilizing ESG criteria as a tool to improve investment returns, better manage risk and meet client’s unique investment objectives through customized ESG solutions. Ms. Draeger has helped to shape the Firm’s responsible investing, active ownership, and climate policies and leads the effort to thoughtfully integrate ESG within the Firm’s multi-factor framework. Ms. Draeger has served as a panelist on ESG at various investment industry conferences.

Prior to joining Los Angeles Capital, Ms. Draeger started her career as an Analyst in the Investment Management division of First Republic Bank. Ms. Draeger is a CFA charterholder, holds an MBA from the University of San Francisco and a BA from Boston College where she served as captain of the women’s soccer team.

Experience and Credentials

BA Boston College, 2005
MBA University of San Francisco, 2007

2007 - Present
Los Angeles Capital
2006 - 2007
First Republic Investment Management