Partner, Fixed Income Portfolio Manager
Ms. Tass received a B.A. in International Studies with a minor in Business from Texas A&M University in 2002. She graduated in August 2010 with a M.B.A. in Finance from University of Houston’s Bauer School of Business along with a Graduate Certificate in Financial Services Management. In 2005, she was a Real Estate Analyst with the Situs Companies. In this role, she executed financial underwriting models for real estate loans, including raw land and residential and commercial properties. In 2009, she worked for the Cougar Investment Fund, LLC as an Analyst and a Portfolio Manager. Ms. Tass joined Garcia Hamilton & Associates L.P. in June of 2010 as a Fixed Income Analyst.
Ms. Tass is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder. She is a member of the CFA Institute and the Houston Society of Financial Analysts and she was also a Winner of the 2010 Investment Research Challenge-Southwest U.S.
GH&A has received numerous industry recognitions including 2018 Fixed Income Manager of the Year and 2010 Core Fixed Income Manager of the Year by Emerging Manager Monthly. Other awards include 2014 Fixed Income Investment Grade Manager of the Year, 2015 Intermediate-Term Fixed Income Manager of the Year, and 2016 Intermediate-Term Fixed Income Manager of the Year by Institutional Investor. Additionally, GH&A is proud to announce that it is a multi-year winner by Pensions & Investments for Best Places to Work in Money Management.