Marquette Strengthens Research Team

April 11, 2013

CHICAGO, April 11, 2013 – Marquette Associates, Inc. today announced the addition of Catherine Hickey as a senior research analyst to strengthen the firm’s research team and global capital markets coverage. Catherine is responsible for developing macroeconomic and capital market research at Marquette, as well as reviewing fixed income products and managers. Catherine has written extensively on capital markets and corporate governance.

“Catherine’s global research expertise and extensive experience analyzing capital markets is a perfect fit as we continue to strengthen our research capabilities,” said Tim Burdick, chief investment officer for Marquette. “We’re happy to have her on board as we expand our emerging markets coverage.”

Catherine has more than 12 years of experience in capital markets research and consulting. She joined Marquette from the World Bank Group, where she specialized in capital markets and corporate governance research, including the creation of a social media platform to monitor emerging market treasuries for debt management issues. Prior to the World Bank Group, Catherine advised hedge fund, private equity and corporate clients for Stax, a Chicago strategy consultancy. She also previously served as the lead mutual fund analyst for several high-profile fund families at Morningstar, Inc. Catherine has been widely quoted as an investment expert in the national and local media, including Businessweek, Marketwatch, CNN and the Chicago Tribune. She holds a B.S. in journalism from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

This is the second senior-level hire Marquette has made in the past month.

About Marquette Associates
Marquette Associates is a Chicago-based, independent investment consulting firm that guides institutional investment programs with a focused three-point approach and careful research. Marquette has served a single mission since 1986 – enable institutions to be more effective investment stewards. Marquette places client fiduciary duties first through complete independence and 100% employee ownership. The firm currently serves more than 190 clients with over $83 billion in assets – from public funds, unions and corporations to endowments, foundations and other non-profits.

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