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Lee Diamandakis

Managing Director
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Lee Diamandakis is responsible for marketing and selling the firm’s institutional separate accounts, commingled funds and mutual funds as well as managing existing client relationships. Mr. Diamandakis leads coverage of the West and Central United States regions. He has over 22 years of experience in the financial services industry.

Prior to joining Driehaus Capital Management in 2018, he led institutional business development for the Endowment & Foundation client segment at William Blair & Company, LLC. He began at William Blair as a business development head and portfolio specialist for the firm’s hedge fund strategies team. Previously, he was a Senior Vice President at Mesirow Advanced Strategies, Inc. focusing on business development and consultant relations across the North American and EMEA regions. Mr. Diamandakis started his career as an investment consultant and hedge fund team lead at Stratford Advisory Group, Inc.

Mr. Diamandakis received a B.S. in finance from DePaul University and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He is also a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA).Additionally, he currently serves as an Adjunct Professor within the Department of Finance at DePaul University and is a member of the Finance Advisory Board at DePaul University.


West & Central United States


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Career Summary

  • Tenure at Driehaus: 2018
  • B.S. in finance from DePaul University
  • M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management
  • Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)