Jeff Van Harte

Chairman, Chief Investment Officer

Jeff Van Harte, along with several colleagues in the firm, founded Jackson Square Partners in May 2014. Serving as chairman and chief investment officer of Jackson Square, he leads an experienced investment team that manages large-cap, smid-cap, all-cap and global growth portfolios. Prior to founding Jackson Square, Jeff led the team, then called the Focus Growth Equity team, while at Delaware Investments from April 2005 to April 2014, and was a principal and executive vice president at Transamerica Investment Management. Before becoming a portfolio manager, Jeff was a securities analyst and trader at Transamerica Investment Services. He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from California State University at Fullerton.