Jesús Argüelles

Director of Investments, Irvine Foundation

Jesús Argüelles joined Teachers' in 2013 and is part of the senior team responsible for fund investing and portfolio management, focusing on the Americas. Prior to Teachers', Jesús was a Portfolio Manager in the Private Equity (PE) Program of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). During his 10 years at CalPERS, he was responsible for sourcing, investing and managing private equity investments globally, with an emphasis on emerging markets.  In addition, Jesús was member of the senior leadership that managed the PE Program's team and organizational development. Jesús served on the Institutional Limited Partners Association's (ILPA) Board of Directors between 2010 and 2013 as Treasurer and Executive Committee Member.  He earned his Bachelor of Science in Managerial Economics from the University of California, Davis.