John-Austin Saviano is the founding president and chief investment officer of the Berkeley Endowment Management Company. Prior to BEMCO, John-Austin was a senior consultant at Cambridge Associates, where he advised the investment committees and internal staff of a broad range of endowment and foundation clients. Previously, John-Austin served on the investment team that oversaw the $5.6 billion endowment at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. He began his career financing the growth and operations of public and private companies in roles as a commercial banker and venture investor. John-Austin earned a B.A. in economics from the University of California, San Diego and an M.B.A. from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.