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Investment Consultant Biography

David H. Smith, CFA
Managing Partner
Dave is a managing partner for Marquette Associates. An owner of the firm, Dave has been with the company since 2009. He serves as the lead investment consultant on several of the firm’s relationships and serves as the vice chair of the traditional investment manager search committee.

Prior to joining Marquette, Dave was a vice president of investor relations at Northern Trust Global Investments where he was responsible for developing business among significant institutional investors. He began his career at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange with a derivatives trading firm.

Dave holds a B.S.B.A. in finance from the University of Richmond and an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Society of Chicago.

Dave is co-chair of the Investment Management Alumni Roundtable at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and serves on The Goodman Theater Scenemakers Board. In February 2013, Dave was named as a 2013 Rising Star of Public Funds by Money Management Intelligence.

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