Patrick McGowan

Managing Director, Head of Alternative Investments

Patrick McGowan is a Managing Director and Head of Alternative Investments at Sanctuary Wealth. In this role, Mr. McGowan oversees a team responsible for all alternative investment matters including manager sourcing, due diligence, selection, and monitoring. He serves as a member of the Alternative Investment Committee.

Previously, Patrick was a Senior Vice President and Head of Product Management at Azimut Alternative Capital Partners, the New York-based GP-stakes arm of Azimut Group, one of the largest independent wealth management companies in Europe. Mr. McGowan joined Azimut from Invesco Private Capital, the $1 billion private equity and venture capital arm of Invesco (NYSE: IVZ), focusing on efforts for Invesco’s CalSTRS SMA and a fund-of-funds. Prior to Invesco, Mr. McGowan was at OC Private Capital, a joint venture between The Carlyle Group and OppenheimerFunds, the advisor to a $1 billion close-ended interval fund focused on private credit. Prior to this role, Mr. McGowan was a Senior Director at AI Insight, supporting RIAs and wealth management firms’ alternative investment due diligence efforts, and establishing regulatory and fiduciary best practices. Mr. McGowan started his career at OppenheimerFunds, then worked at Altegris Investments as a Vice President. 

Mr. McGowan earned a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. He holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 registrations.

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