Jake Ledbetter


Jake Ledbetter, Principal, joined Bella after graduating from Duke University with a Master’s in Economics. At Bella, Jake has worked on a variety of client-focused consulting projects, turning academic findings into actionable insights. Examples of these projects include modeling private investment performance by geography, sector, and asset class; analyzing LP and GP performance against public and private benchmarks; and reviewing a GP’s due diligence operations and internal structure. He also coordinates Bella’s recruitment efforts.

Prior to joining Bella, Jake worked as a Research Assistant in the Finance Area at Duke University. His background includes experience at the US Department of Energy and Summit Consulting in Washington, DC. While at college, he received a Clinton Scholarship, the US State Department Critical Language Scholarship, and the US Department of Energy “DOE Scholars” Scholarship. He earned a BS in Economics summa cum laude with university honors from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.