Treasurer Loftis names Director of Investment Management
Monday, May 25, 2015
Treasurer Curtis M. Loftis Jr. has appointed West Summers to serve as Senior Assistant State Treasurer. Summers will oversee Investment Management, which invests more than $14 billion in portfolios and cash, the Local Government Investment Pool, and various financial assets for the State.
"West's depth of knowledge in investments and complex financial analysis is
a huge asset for the State Treasurer's Office," said Loftis. "His strategic
approach to portfolio management and risk assessment will help maximize
investment returns while protecting our State's resources."
Summers is a native of South Carolina. He earned a bachelor's degree in
business economics from Wofford College and graduated from Louisiana
State University's Graduate School of Banking.