1:36– What do you do as a Senior Portfolio Manager and Chief Equity Strategist?
3:29– My background
6:55– What was it about those early days that helped shape you and show you this was a viable path for your career?
8:37– At what point did you really see the connection between this career in finance and your faith?
12:41– How have you come to a clarity of keeping the main thing the main thing–that you are serving God and not the financial markets or the things of this world?
15:22– A word on generosity
17:38– What are some daily best practices that would best demonstrate you living out your faith in the marketplace?
21:08– What is the hardest decision you’ve faced in your career? And what role did your faith play in that decision?
23:18– A time when I lost my job for sharing my faith…
25:33– What is one thing God revealed about Himself during that season? And what is one thing you learned about yourself?
27:00– What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given? And how does that impact you today?
28:00– What piece of advice do you wish you would’ve gotten in the first year in following your career pathway?
29:27– The 4:23 Question
As Chief Equity Strategist and Senior Portfolio Manager at Nuveen Asset Management, Bob manages the Large Cap Equity Series, consisting of nine strategies.
Prior to joining Nuveen Asset Management in 2012, Bob held similar roles at other large asset management firms, including serving as Chief Equity Strategist at Blackrock, President and Chief Investment Officer of Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM) and Chief Investment Officer of OppenheimerFunds, Inc.
Bob has 35 years of portfolio management experience, received a B.S. in Accounting and a B.A. in Economics from Lehigh University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst. Bob appears regularly on CNBC, Bloomberg TV, and Fox Business News discussing the economy and markets.
Bob and his wife Leslie live in Princeton, New Jersey and have three children. Bob is the choir director at his local church.