Ann E. Deaton, CIMA®

Senior Managing Director

Ms. Deaton is a Senior Managing Director with U.S. Capital Advisors.  With over 27 years of investment experience, she has assisted many pension plans, foundations and endowments, corporations, and high net worth individuals in developing investment guidelines, structuring asset allocation programs, manager searches and performance analysis.


Ms. Deaton received her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  She then attended the University of California at Berkeley, earning her Master’s degree in Public Policy with a specialty in Economics.  Additionally, Ms. Deaton received her CIMA® (Certified Investment Management Analyst®) certification from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania (1992).


Ms. Deaton serves on the Investment Committee of the Greater Houston Community Foundation, the Board of the Houston Area Women’s Center, and on the Advisory Board of Dress for Success Houston.  She is also a member of the Alexis de Tocqueville Society of the United Way of Houston, Chair of the Women’s Initiative for 2008/2009, and a member and past president of Texas Executive Women.  She was also named by Houston Woman Magazine as One of the 50 Most Influential Women in Houston for 2010.