McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Erin Burke as Business Manager at Fort Ashford Funds. In this newly created role, Erin will drive the continued evolution of Fort Ashford as a portfolio investment firm and mature family office, operating with institutional processes and protocol. Her main charge is to ensure a holistic understanding of the entirety of the company’s portfolio of investments in order to provide strategic guidance for its evolution. She will also be called upon to drive the operational excellence of the enterprise.

Prior to joining Fort Ashford, Erin spent 14 years overseeing litigation case administration for two of the largest alternative dispute resolution firms in the country, ADR Services and Judicate West. She earned her bachelor’s degree in political science from Humboldt State University.

With nearly $100 million invested, Fort Ashford Funds manages direct investments across a variety of asset classes, with specific focus on business growth equity, real estate, and social impact investments that engage and elevate communities.

This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull President Brandon Biegenzahn, Managing Director Michelle Davis and Senior Executive Recruiter Quyen Doan.