Bill joined Nuveen Asset Management in 2016 as Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager. Prior to that, he held a similar function at Nuveen affiliate, Tradewinds Global Investors, LLC. He joined Tradewinds from Sector Capital Management which he founded in 1995. Bill was the chief architect of the Sector Plus equity strategy which was the firm’s initial investment strategy for nearly ten years. He also played a key role in the design of the firm’s current in-house managed strategies.
Prior to founding Sector Capital, Bill was the Manager of Trust Investments at Federal Express Corporation for 8 years where he successfully directed the investment of $3 billion in employee benefit assets, including pension, 401(k) and LTD plans. It was while he was at Federal Express that Bill developed the Sector Plus strategy in 1991. Bill has over 30 years of experience in finance and pension investments for both public and corporate pension funds. He has been a speaker, panel member and moderator for numerous investment seminars throughout the U.S.
Bill is a native of Memphis and graduated from the University of Memphis with a BBA degree.
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