Jeff Urbina

Jeffrey A. Urbina

Partner, Portfolio Manager, CFA
+1 312 364 8318
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Jeff Urbina leads the global equity team and is a portfolio manager for the International Growth, Emerging Markets Growth, and Leaders strategies. He is also a member of the firm’s executive committee. Mr. Urbina joined William Blair in 1996. Previously, he was a senior vice president and portfolio manager of the Van Kampen American Capital Navigator Fund, an emerging market equity fund listed on the Luxembourg exchange. While at Van Kampen, he also served as the director of research and was a member of the investment policy committee for the firm. Before joining Van Kampen in 1991, Mr. Urbina spent almost 15 years in the commercial banking business with Citibank, where he was a vice president and senior relationship manager in the bank's real estate group, and with Harris Bank in Chicago, where he was an international banking officer. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago. Mr. Urbina has a B.A. from Northwestern University and an M.M. from the Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management.