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Ryan Smith

Managing Director, Secondary Investments

Ryan is a Managing Director on the Secondary Investment team, responsible for due diligence and execution of secondary investments. 

Prior to joining Hamilton Lane in 2016, Ryan was an Associate with CVF Capital, a California-based private equity firm; and with Cambridge Associates, where he evaluated fund investment opportunities out of the firm’s Boston office. Ryan began his career as a Financial Analyst in the Investment Management Division of Goldman Sachs. 

Ryan received an M.B.A. with high honors from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago and graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Finance from Brigham Young University.

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