Blake Pontius

CFA, Director of Sustainable Investing, Global Portfolio Specialist
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Blake Pontius is director of sustainable investing and a global portfolio specialist at William Blair Investment Management. In this role, he coordinates the firm’s integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in its investment processes and provides analytical support to portfolio managers on the global equity team. He is also responsible for communicating investment strategy and portfolio positioning to clients, consultants, and prospects. Previously at William Blair, Blake was a relationship manager responsible for institutional clients invested in the firm’s global/international and emerging market equity strategies. Before joining William Blair in 2005, Blake worked at UBS Asset Management and Mercer. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago. Blake received a B.A. in economics, with honors, from Michigan State University and an M.B.A. in finance, with distinction, from DePaul University.