Head of Strategic Planning & Client Services
Daniel Leger is Head of Strategic Planning & Client Services for Akre Capital Management. Prior to joining Akre Capital Management in 2013, Daniel worked as Managing Director at Geosphere Capital Management in New York. From 2008 to 2010, he served as Principal, Head of Marketing and Investor Services at Steel Partners, LLC, a global shareholder activist hedge fund. Previously, Daniel was a Partner at Lakeview Investment Management in Chicago, a fund of activist hedge funds and, from 2002 to 2007, he served as Director, Manager Development at BRI Partners in Chicago, a venture capital firm and joint venture with Mesirow Financial, where he worked to raise assets and provide business development support for the firm’s ten seeded hedge fund managers. He is a graduate of Concordia University with a B.A. in Political Science and holds a Ph.D. in Political Philosophy and International Relations from the University of Notre Dame.