Fran Skinner, CFA

Fran Skinner, CFA, is co-founder of AUM Partners, a boutique consulting firm that works exclusively with investment firms to assess and develop talented employees to create high-performing teams. Before co-founding AUM Partners, she worked for Mellon Bank and Allstate Investments in a wide variety of roles, including launching the quantitative portfolio modeling function and developing the performance incentive measures for the Allstate investment portfolios. Ms. Skinner is an independent corporate director for publicly traded Diamond Hill Investments and chair of its compensation committee. She is a contributor to Barron’s and a co-author of the book High Performing Investment Teams. In addition to being a certified public accountant, Ms. Skinner has an MBA from the University of Illinois at Chicago.