Sean Olesen
Investment Officer
Cornell University Office of University Investments

Sean Olesen joined the Cornell University Office of University Investments as an Investment Officer in 2019. He came to Cornell University from Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest not for profit healthcare systems, where he was a Director, Investments, supporting the management of over $10 billion of balance sheet, pension and other portfolios. Previously, he served as Director, Private Capital and Impact Investing at Ascent Private Capital Management of U.S. Bank, helping manage the private capital investment platform for the Ascent client base and the all asset class impact investment platform for all clients of U.S. Bank wealth management. Earlier in his career, he consulted to Anfield Group, LLC, and was Director, Alternative Investments at a multi-billion dollar single family office. Sean holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management, and a BA in International Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a member of the CFA Institute, the CFA Society of New York, and the CAIA Association.