Lisa C. Longest, AIF®

Senior Investment Advisor

Richmond, VA
Focus Areas

Investment Strategies
Institutional Advisory Services
Corporate Sponsored Plans
Fiduciary Governance

Manager Diligence
Asset Allocation
Sustainable Investments

Client Specialty

Retirement Plans

Lisa is a Senior Investment Advisor and a key member of the Institutional Advisory Practice at The Colony Group, with more than 20 years of investment experience.  She works closely with her non-profit clients, providing consulting and investment advisory services and ensuring their adherence to the fiduciary process in support of the organization’s mission. Lisa supports the community enrichment missions of our institutional clients and is an advocate for women serving on the boards and in leadership positions. Lisa is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® and also serves on The Colony Group’s Investment Committee, tasked with conducting manager searches, due diligence, and assisting in the development of asset allocation strategies.

Previously, Lisa served as a Senior Analyst for the institutional practice of CapGroup Advisors, which merged with The Colony Group in 2015. She joined CapGroup in 2000 as financial planning analyst and directed investment research and analytical support services for the firm’s Private Client Practice. Past experience also includes working as a part of SunTrust Bank’s investment management group and supporting institutional business development.

Lisa holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Virginia Tech and a Masters of Science in Finance from Virginia Commonwealth University. When not in the office, Lisa enjoys water sports, fishing, gardening, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

Published Insights

Benefits of Working with an OCIO- Webinar Recording

The Colony Group’s Institutional Advisory Practice President, Andrew Vogelstein, and Senior Investment Advisor, Lisa Longest, discuss the outsourced chief investment officer (OCIO) model, its benefits, and how to know...

Why An OCIO Could Be the Right Fit For Your Institution

What is an Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (‘OCIO’)? An OCIO provides the services of a full-time, in-house investment office and is responsible for the management, oversight, and administration of...

2023 Q1 Market Outlook Webinar Recording

Last year it seemed that investment markets were aligned against investors. As the Fed raised rates at a record-setting pace in modern history, equities posted their worst returns since...

Optimizing Your Plan For Participant Success

Plan sponsors often struggle to develop an investment plan that meets the diverse needs of their plan participants while fulfilling the requirements of their fiduciary duties. This white paper is a guide to optimize your retirement plan for participant success....