USJC Board of Directors

Mr. Dennis Sugino

Vice-Chair & Investment Committee Chair, USJC

Founder at Kansa Advisory LLC

Mr. Sugino is the founder of Kansa Advisory LLC, an independent investment consulting firm providing advice to trustees with outsourced chief investment officer (OCIO) relationships. Mr. Sugino was the president and a founder of Cliffwater LLC, an alternatives investment consulting firm. He was a managing director and principal in the investment consulting practice at Wilshire Associates. Mr. Sugino is a former senior partner and executive committee member of Aristotle Capital Management LLC. As chief investment officer, he managed the multi-billion dollar retirement assets for the city of Los Angeles. Mr. Sugino is a board vice chair and investment committee chair of the U.S.-Japan Council. Mr. Sugino has a B.Sc. from CSU, Dominguez Hills and an M.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.