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Robert Duwa

Robert J. Duwa

CFA, Head of Global Distribution

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About Bob

Robert Duwa, CFA, partner, is head of global distribution at William Blair Investment Management. He is also a member of Investment Management’s leadership team, as well as the firm’s extended leadership group and executive committee. Previously at William Blair, Bob was head of North America client service, a global equity portfolio specialist, and a senior client relationship manager. Before joining William Blair in 2010, Bob was a senior consultant and practice leader with DeMarche Associates for 11 years. In this role, he was responsible for the strategic investment direction for institutional clients, and was president and founder of Discretionary Management Services, a registered investment advisor providing OCIO services. Before joining DeMarche, Bob worked in institutional investment management for Boatmen’s Trust Company. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago. Bob received a B.A. in finance from Loras College.

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