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Dave Levanson, CFA

Sr. Portfolio Manager
Research Analyst
Executive Managing Director

Joined Sands Capital

Re-joined in 2002

Work Experience

Sands Capital (2002 - 2006)
Arlington, VA | Research Analyst, Portfolio Manager

MFS Investment Management (1999 - 2002)
Boston, MA | Research Analyst

State Street Research & Management (1996 - 1999)
Boston, MA | Research Analyst, Vice President

Sands Capital (1992 - 1994)
Arlington, VA | Research Analyst

The Capital Management Group Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas (1990 - 1992)
Washington, DC | Research Analyst


University of Virginia (1996)
MBA | Darden School

University of Florida (1990)
BSBA | Finance

Investment Strategy
Investing Through a Difficult Year
After a difficult year for markets in 2022, Sands Capital’s portfolio managers are confident that investors will be able to benefit from long-term trends like artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and gene sequencing.
Investment Strategy
Finding Opportunity Beyond Volatility
While we believe we own businesses that can stand the test of time, periods of volatility offer an opportunity to revisit, challenge, and build fresh and renewed conviction in all of our investment cases.

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