Quinn Stills is the founder of Palisades Investment Partners, LLC an asset management firm headquartered in Santa Monica, California. Palisades manages equities for sophisticated institutions including corporate, Taft-Hartley and public pension plans as well as foundations and endowments. Mr. Stills serves as the firm's Chief Investment Officer and Chairman of its Investment Committee. Prior to founding Palisades, Mr. Stills was a regional President for Mellon Financial as well as a senior portfolio manager for the Boston Company, itself a subsidiary of Mellon. Mr. Stills was also a member of the Mellon West Board of Directors. In addition to his business management duties, Mr. Stills managed or co-managed $8 billion in institutional equities for the Boston Company and Mellon Financial. Mr. Stills' work at The Boston Company and Mellon Financial covered a span of 13 years. Prior to working at Mellon, Mr. Stills worked as a research associate at Kidder, Peabody & Co. Inc., and in futures trading at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Stills serves as the Chairman of the Investment Committee and a Member of the Board of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles. Mr. Stills has also served on the investment committee of the International Foundation of Employee Benefits. Mr. Stills received his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and his BA from Vassar College.