Dan Charles

Daniel Charles

Partner, Global Head of Business Development and Client Service
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Dan Charles joined William Blair in 2010 as the global head of distribution. As an investment industry veteran with more than 29 years of experience, he is a member of the investment management division’s leadership team and oversees the firm’s institutional, intermediary, and mutual fund businesses. Before joining the firm, Mr. Charles was the executive vice president and head of institutional and international at Janus Capital Group Inc., where he served as a member of the firm’s executive committee and was responsible for the global institutional business, including sales, client service, and consultant relations. Before joining Janus, he was in various senior roles with Bank of America and ING Aetna Financial Services. He is a member of the board of trustees at Rockhurst University, a member of the board of Our Little Haven (which serves the needs of abused and neglected children), and a member of the Economic Club of Chicago. Mr. Charles has a B.S. in business administration from Rockhurst University.