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CFA Society of Dallas-Fort Worth is proud to present Charterholder Chatter – a podcast focused on investment professionals.

Join host Paul Olschwanger as he chats with local and national investment legends about a variety of topics including AI, cybersecurity and risk, ESG, and more.

Apr 21, 2023

Sanjay Chandra has over 30 years of experience as a successful entrepreneur and an active private investor and serves as a principal and managing partner at Trinity Investors and its affiliated companies. In addition to his day-to-day role at Trinity, Sanjay serves as a board member for American Leather, which he co-founded in 1990, and where he was formerly president and CFO.  He also serves as a board member at a variety of companies. Further, Sanjay serves as an Advisory Board member for the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin.

Before co-founding American Leather, Sanjay was employed with Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting,), where he specialized in computer integrated manufacturing systems, and business systems development. Sanjay also worked with the George Group as director of systems design, where he specialized in cycle-time reduction and other business and manufacturing productivity improvements.

Sanjay graduated with highest honors from the University of Texas at Austin, earning a Bachelor of Science in electrical and computer engineering. He is a CFA charterholder and member of the CFA Institute.


On today’s episode, Sanjay walks us through his professional and personal journey, approach to investing, proud moments, and the dedication and honor of being an eagle scout.