Cian Desmond is an assistant vice president of Wilshire Associates and a member of Wilshire’s Manager Research Group. Mr. Desmond has eight years of industry experience and his research coverage is primarily focused on alternatives investment strategies. He is also a member of Wilshire Consulting’s Hedge Fund of Funds Asset Class Committee. Prior to joining Wilshire Associates in 2018, Mr. Desmond was the director of alternative investment research at Shepherd Kaplan Krochuk LLC, where he was responsible for alternative investment research, and manager selection for institutional, endowment & foundation, and high-net-worth clients. Mr. Desmond also worked in alternatives manager research with Canterbury Consulting.
Mr. Desmond earned his BS in finance from Wake Forest University. Mr. Desmond is a Level III CFA Candidate.
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