Laura Geritz, CFA®

Founder, Chairwoman & Portfolio Manager


Ms. Geritz is the founder and Chairwoman of Rondure Global Advisors. A seasoned international investor, she is the lead portfolio manager of Rondure New World, which focuses on emerging markets, and Rondure Overseas, which focuses on small- and mid-cap companies outside the United States. In 2023, Laura handed the CEO role to Jennifer McCulloch Dunne and CIO role to Blake Clayton to maximize her focus on research and portfolio management.

Prior to founding Rondure in 2016, Ms. Geritz spent ten years on the international team at Wasatch Advisors where she was the founding portfolio manager for the Wasatch Frontier Emerging Small Countries Fund, a lead Portfolio Manager for the Wasatch International Opportunities Fund, and a lead Portfolio Manager for the Wasatch Emerging Markets Small Cap Fund. Ms. Geritz began her financial career in 1997 at American Century Investments, where she worked as an analyst on the US Core and Global strategies. In 2004, she joined Mellon Corporation as a senior analyst working on US Small-Cap and Micro-Cap strategies.


Ms. Geritz graduated with honors from the University of Kansas, earning a BA in Political Science and History. Later, she earned a Master’s degree in East Asian Languages and Culture from the University of Kansas.


Ms. Geritz is a CFA charterholder.

Media Appearances

Laura is a Lipper Award-winning portfolio manager and is often featured in the financial media, including Barron’s, CNBC and Morningstar.


Laura has lived in Japan and speaks Japanese. She is an avid reader. Laura and her husband, Robb, enjoy traveling the globe, and working with children’s charities locally and globally.

Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses of the Fund(s) before investing. The prospectus contains this and other information about the Fund(s) and should be read carefully before investing. The prospectus may be obtained at 1-855-775-3337 or