Louis P. Abel, CFA, CAIA
Senior Vice President
Lou joined Covington in 2020 having previously served as Chief Investment Officer at First Foundation Advisors and Senior Portfolio Manager at U.S. Trust Company. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) charterholder with over 30 years of experience. He has expertise in a variety of areas including international investments, alternative investments, and ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance).
Lou graduated from UCSD with a BA in Economics, received an MBA in International Finance, graduating with honors, from UCLA, and attended the executive program in investment management at Stanford University. Lou is a member of the CFA Society of Los Angeles, the CFA Institute, and the CAIA Association. He is an Ambassador for Professional Child Development Associates and was previous Finance Chair for the Pacific Asia Museum.