Diane Banta joined Northside Capital Management in 2017 as a Senior Research Analyst. Her primary responsibilities include investment due diligence, manager research and monitoring, portfolio risk analytics, asset allocation, and client service.
Prior to joining Northside, Mrs. Banta was most recently a Vice President of Research at Ironwood Capital Management, a fund of hedge funds based in San Francisco (2010 – 2017). Mrs. Banta was responsible for manager sourcing, analysis, and investment due diligence.
Earlier in her career, Mrs. Banta worked as an analyst in the Debt Capital Markets group of Goldman, Sachs & Co (2006-2009). In this role, she assisted with the origination and execution of corporate bond offerings and loan underwritings for Investment Grade companies. She also worked as an analyst in the Executive Office of Goldman, Sachs & Co (2009-2010).
Mrs. Banta earned a B.S. in Commerce with concentrations in Finance and Management from the University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce in 2007. She is a holder of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation.