Akasha Absher, Chief Consulting Officer

Akasha Absher serves as Syntrinsic’s Chief Consulting Officer, charged with overseeing the firm’s efforts to create enduring strategic partnerships with our clients to craft best in class stewardship platforms that will allow them to have a meaningful impact in the community. She also serves as Consultant on client relationships and as a voting member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Akasha came to Syntrinsic after serving as a credit research analyst, trader, and portfolio manager for over a decade.

Prior to joining Syntrinsic, Akasha worked for several years in New York as an analyst, trader, and portfolio manager at Caxton Associates and its affiliate Lucidus Capital Partners. At Lucidus, Akasha actively managed and traded long/short capital across the spectrum of the credit markets, from high yield to investment grade. Prior, Akasha was Vice President and senior publishing analyst in high yield debt research at JPMorgan.

Akasha earned her Bachelors of Arts in Finance from Clark Atlanta University and her Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Ross Business School at the University of Michigan. She has earned her Series 65 through FINRA and is a graduate of the Denver Metro Chamber’s Leadership Foundation, Leadership Denver Class of 2015.

Akasha currently is serving as a Board Member of The Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation, a Board Member of Colorado Charter Facility Solutions, and a Board of Advisors Member of Colorado Succeeds. Previously she was a Board Member of Florence Crittenton and past Co-Chair of the Women’s Foundation of Colorado’s Power of Extended Philanthropy Club.

Akasha and her husband, Kelly, moved to Colorado from New York City to enjoy their family and the mountains. When not spending time with family, Akasha can be found practicing yoga and is a certified instructor. Additionally, Akasha and Kelly enjoy hiking, reading, and traveling both domestic and abroad.

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