Robert Gillam

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer
McKinley Capital Management

Robert Gillam is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of McKinley Capital. He joined McKinley Capital in 1994. He is responsible for all investment functions and personnel for traditional and alternative portfolios. He guides the firm’s quantitative research, portfolio management, trading, risk management, and portfolio operations functions. Prior to becoming CIO, he worked as a Portfolio Manager with a specialty in non-U.S. and global strategies. Gillam serves on McKinley Capital’s Executive Management Committee, where he is actively involved in defining and developing the firm’s strategy and corporate policies. He is also a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. Gillam is a CFA Charterholder and a member of the Wharton Global Family Alliance, a unique academic-family business partnership established to enhance the marketplace advantage and social wealth creation contributions of global families. In addition, he is an Investment Committee member of the Rasmuson Foundation, a private foundation that engages on various issues and causes important to Alaskans. Gillam graduated from the Wharton School with dual concentrations in international finance and strategic management.