Mary Bates

Managing Principal, Private Markets Consultant, Meketa Investment Group

Ms. Bates is a private markets consultant with a focus on private credit and other alternative asset classes.  She joined Meketa in 2019 as part of the merger between Meketa and Pension Consulting Alliance (PCA).  
Prior to joining PCA in 2017, Ms. Bates served as the Director of Credit Strategies at Silver Creek Capital, a Seattle-based alternatives investment manager.  Prior to joining Silver Creek, she spent over 11 years at Hewitt EnnisKnupp (HEK) (and the legacy EnnisKnupp & Associates) where she most recently served as a Senior Research Consultant on the Liquid Alternatives team.  While at HEK, Ms. Bates was a key team member working with the U.S. Treasury on the  Public Private Investment Program under Troubled Asset Relief Program.  Prior to joining HEK, Ms. Bates began her career at Lehman Brothers in New York where she was an analyst on the emerging market debt desk.
Ms. Bates holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Indiana University.