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Steve Foresti, a Managing Director with Wilshire Associates, is the Chief Investment Officer of Wilshire Consulting. Mr. Foresti is based in Wilshire’s Santa Monica, Calif., office and heads Wilshire Consulting’s investment management and research efforts, including strategic investment research and the development of asset class assumptions for use in Wilshire’s asset allocation process. He serves as chairman of Wilshire Consulting's Investment Committee, Co-Chairman of Wilshire’s Investment Strategy Committee, and is a member of the Wilshire Index Oversight Committee. Throughout his tenure at Wilshire, he has worked directly with large institutional investors of all types: public and corporate defined benefit plans, foundations, endowments and insurance companies. Mr. Foresti has authored papers on a broad range of topics across both the traditional and alternative investment areas.
Mr. Foresti joined Wilshire in 1994 and has over 30 years of capital market experience. Mr. Foresti spent nine years with Wilshire Analytics where he developed and supported quantitative attribution and risk models within the Wilshire Quantum SeriesSM of investment analytics. Before joining Wilshire, Mr. Foresti worked in Morgan Stanley's Mutual Fund Division (formerly Dean Witter Inter-Capital) where he acted as a liaison between the firm’s portfolio management team and sales force. He holds a BS in finance from Lehigh University and a MBA in finance and accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.