Founder, CEO, Co-CIO, Rondure Global Advisors
Ms. Geritz is the CEO and Founder of Rondure Global Advisors, a woman-owned investment firm focused on high quality equity investing with a long-term view. Rondure's strategies include a developing countries portfolio and an overseas developed country portfolio. Ms. Geritz is the Portfolio Manager for both strategies.
Prior to founding Rondure Global Advisors in 2016, Ms. Geritz spent ten years on the international team at Wasatch Advisors where she was the founding Portfolio Manager for the Wasatch Frontier Emerging Small Countries Fund (WAFMX) from its inception in 2012 – 2016, a lead Portfolio Manager for the Wasatch International Opportunities Fund (WAIOX) from 2011 – 2016, and a lead Portfolio Manager for the Wasatch Emerging Markets Small Cap Fund (WAEMX) from 2009 - 2015.
Ms. Geritz began her financial career in 1998 at American Century Investments as a bilingual investor relations representative. She moved to the investment team in 1999 where she worked as a US Mid/Large Core and Global analyst. In 2004 she joined Mellon Corporation as a senior analyst working on US small- and micro-cap funds.
Ms. Geritz graduated with honors from the University of Kansas, earning a BA in Political Science and History. Later, she earned a Master's degree in East Asian Languages and Culture from the University of Kansas. Ms. Geritz is a CFA charter holder.
Laura has lived in Japan and speaks Japanese. She is an avid reader. Laura and her husband, Robb, enjoy traveling the globe, and working with children’s charities locally and globally.