Kathlika Fontes

Director of Investor Relations

Kathlika Fontes is Director of Investor Relations at Grain Management and is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with Limited Partners and their advisors, expanding the firm's brand footprint, and leading capital development processes.

Prior to joining Grain, Ms. Fontes was at StepStone Group, where she served as a lead client advisor to large, institutional private equity investors, guiding capital allocations across the asset class. Prior to StepStone, Ms. Fontes held roles in investor relationship management at Deutsche Asset Management,  constituent relationship management at American Cancer Society, and in technology and strategy consulting at Accenture. 

Ms. Fontes graduated cum laude with a BS in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and received her MBA from Columbia Business School as a Robert Toigo Foundation Fellow, Management Leadership for Tomorrow Fellow, and Board of Overseers Fellow.  She is currently on the Board of the Columbia Business School Black Business Student Association Alumni Network.