Cian is a Vice President with Wilshire and is primarily responsible for investment research, strategy and portfolio management across marketable and private alternative investments. He is a member of the Wilshire Investment Committee, Alternatives Manager Research Committee, and Alternatives Portfolio Management Group. Prior to joining Wilshire in 2018, Cian was the Director of Alternative Investment Research at Shepherd Kaplan Krochuk LLC, where he was responsible for alternative investment research, and manager selection for institutional, ultra-high-net-worth clients. Prior to that, he worked in alternatives manager research with Canterbury Consulting. Cian earned a BS in finance from Wake Forest University and is a Level III CFA Candidate.