Operations

Nancy Scarlett

Managing Director

Nancy Scarlett is Managing Director at Aristotle Capital and is a veteran of the investment industry. Nancy began in the investment industry in 1986 and has extensive experience in investment operations and the securities industry. Prior to joining Aristotle Capital, Nancy was Managing Director of Operations for Metropolitan West Capital Management, LLC for over 11 years. She began her career at Sutro & Co., Inc. as an Operations Manager. She was also an Operations Specialist with Palley-Needelman Asset Management, Inc.

Nancy earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance from the University of Oregon.

Kevin Leakes

Vice President, Operations manager

Kevin Leakes is Vice President, Operations Manager at Aristotle Capital. Kevin started in the investment industry in 1995 and his operations-related experience includes hedge fund, Collateralized Loan Obligations (CLOs), investment banking and accounting administration. Prior to joining Aristotle Capital, Kevin worked at Ares Management, L.P. for seven years, most recently as Assistant Vice President of Operations. In this role, he developed, tested and implemented control processes for various investment operations functions. Prior to Ares, Kevin worked as Assistant Vice President of Operations at Alcentra, Inc. Positions held prior to Alcentra include Junior Analyst/Banking Assistant followed by Regional Administrative Accounting Manager with Credit Suisse First Boston/Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette.

Kevin earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in Finance and a Minor in Economics from Loyola Marymount University.

Madge Alston

Assistant Vice President, Senior Operations Associate

Madge Alston is an Assistant Vice President and Senior Operations Associate at Aristotle Capital. Madge was with with Reed, Conner & Birdwell, LLC (RCB) for over 12 years in the same capacity. (RCB combined its business with Aristotle Capital in January 2012.) Prior to this, she worked for Bank of America as a Senior Securities Operations Assistant in the Trust Securities Division and as Administrator in the Institutional Trust Securities Department.

Mike Anania

Senior Operations Associate

Mike Anania is a Senior Operations Associate at Aristotle Capital. Prior to joining Aristotle Capital, Mike held various positions at Brandes Investment Partners, L.P., including SMA Account Analyst, Senior Corporate Action Associate, Corporate Action Associate, Regional Associate and Private Client Services Administrator. Previously, he was a Branch Manager Assistant/Operations Manager Assistant at Morgan Stanley.

Mike earned his Bachelor of Business Administration and MBA from the University of San Diego.

Jenifer L. Breman

Assistant Vice President, Senior Operations Associate

Jenifer Breman is an Assistant Vice President and Senior Operations Associate at Aristotle Capital, a position she held at Reed, Conner & Birdwell, LLC (RCB). (RCB combined its business with Aristotle Capital in January 2012.) Prior to this, she was a member of the Private Banking & Investment Group at Merrill Lynch and held various positions with Merrill Lynch including Service Team Representative for the Mid-Atlantic States, Assistant Supervisor in Check Authorization, and Monetary Control Associate.