Kari is the client portfolio manager for all of the firm’s Taxable Fixed Income and Enhanced Equity IndexStrategies. In this role, she works with portfolio managers to develop and communicate information about the products’ investment teams, process, and performance to institutional, retail, and defined contribution analysts and advisers.
Kari started working in the financial services industry in 1990 and joined the firm in 2007. Previously, she was a senior product manager at RiverSource Investments (now Columbia Management). Prior to that, she was fund relationship manager at Allstate Financial, a vice president of marketing at the First Variable Life Insurance Company, and held various product management roles at Fortis Financial Group.
Kari received a B.A. in economics and Russian studies from Carleton College and an M.B.A. from the University of Minnesota. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is also a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Minnesota.
Firm tenure for Nuveen Asset Management investment professionals may include years of service at predecessor advisory operations.