In Aztec mythology, Chantico is the goddess of fire in the family hearth and volcanoes. She is also the protector of wealth and precious things as volcanic fires were known to form valuable metals and stones. Ancient Aztecs prayed to Chantico to bestow wealth and stability upon their homes.

Similar to the Aztec goddess, Chantico Global seeks to protect wealth for its clients through sustainable and repeatable processes.

Through unbiased consulting and a robust asset allocation framework, Chantico Global attempts to help clients build a high conviction, consistent, sustainable decision making process to help meet investment goals while minimizing risk.

Chantico Global supports clients with innovative asset allocation models, efficient processes and diligent monitoring to enable clients’ conviction in decision making, accountability and robust feedback.

Chantico Global aims to be the premier thought leader in asset allocation modeling and premier asset allocation consultant to institutional clients.


  • Client Focus
  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Efficiency
  • Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Loyalty
Chantico - Goddess of Fire


Gina Sanchez - Chantico Global


Founder and Chief Executive Officer 

Gina has over 20 years of investment experience at J.P. Morgan, American Century Investment Management, The California Endowment, the Ford Foundation and Roubini Global Economics. Gina holds an AB in economics from Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges of Harvard University, and an MA in economic policy from Stanford University.

Shannon O'Connell


Senior Vice President, Consulting

Shannon has over 22 years of finance, consulting and investment experience at Levin Consulting, Toyota Motor Sales Pension, LA County Employees Association, The California Endowment and The Tarbox Group. Shannon graduated with a BS in economics from the University of California, Riverside and an MBA in Finance from the University of California, Irvine Paul Merage School of Business.

Shannon Lewis


Director of Business Development

Shannon has over 20 years of experience in business development across the spectrum of the financial industry at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Ridgecrest Partners, Third Coast Capital, R6 Capital, Cascabel Management, a Tiger Management seeded hedge fund and most recently at AltX, a Fintech start up. Shannon graduated with a BA from Concordia College.

“We never valued our asset allocation study before we hired Chantico Global. Now, the board is engaged in the process and takes ownership of their assumptions and the staff feels empowered to do their jobs more effectively.”

Public Pension Chief Investment Officer