Patrick McDonough is a Principal and Portfolio Manager for QMA working within the Quantitative Equity team. In this capacity, he serves as a subject matter expert, and performs research and analysis for Quantitative Equity portfolios. Prior to joining QMA, Patrick was a Global Portfolio Strategist at State Street Global Advisors, with a focus on quantitative strategies. Previously, Patrick worked at Goldman Sachs, first as a Researcher on the Quantitative Investment Strategies team and then as Co-Head of Systematic Strategies at GSAM AIMS, providing solutions for OCIO and high net worth clients. Patrick was also a Quantitative Portfolio Manager and Researcher for the Multi-Asset Solutions team at AllianceBernstein. He earned a BA in both history and economics at the College of the Holy Cross.