Dr. Leonard Mills


The Verte Opportunity Fund is managed by PI Analytics, LLC, a venture-capital investment adviser. PI Analytics investment advisory team is led by Dr. Leonard Mills, who has over 30 years of experience and proven success in asset selection and portfolio management.

Dr. Mills’ prior experience includes senior level positions at the Federal Reserve Bank, Fannie Mae, Wells Fargo, and as an adjunct professor. He earned a B.S. in Mathematics from Hampden-Sydney College and a doctoral in Economics from Tulane University, and he is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Dr. Mills spent over 15 years as Head of Portfolio Analytics and Research for Fannie Mae’s direct portfolio which peaked at over $1.5 trillion in assets under management.

Dr. Mills and his team of quantitative analysts were responsible for the proprietary analytics and research underlying asset selection and portfolio management strategies for the direct portfolio.  After leaving Fannie Mae, he was a Principal at Unison Investment Management that managed two funds with $130 million under management

Dr. Mills founded his first early-stage business fund in 2015, Verte Capital, to invest in the emerging, high-growth cannabis industry.  He founded his second fund in late 2019, Verte Opportunity, uniquely investing in high-growth Opportunity Zone businesses making a sustainable impact in Opportunity Zones.


Opportunity Zones


Verte Opportunity Fund
Speaking Track

ASDinnovate –
Future of Work

ASDinnovate focuses on innovation in the office sector & the future of work.

Date & Time / Location

September 8th, 2021 – 9:00am – 5:00pm, The Venetian, Las Vegas
Session Topic

Opportunity Zone Fund 101

Leonard will share his insights on how to start an Opportunity Zone Fund.