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Stephanie Braming and Vivian Lin Thurston

Our Notable Women in Finance

The Crain's 2019 Notable Women in Finance list includes Stephanie Braming CFA, partner, global head of investment management, and Vivian Lin Thurston, CFA, partner, portfolio manager.
Pensions & Investments Best Places to Work Badge

P&I Names William Blair a 2018 "Best Place to Work in Money Management"

This was the sixth time William Blair made the list since Pensions & Investments began honoring investment managers seven years ago.
Chicago Tribune Top Places to Work 2018

Chicago Tribune Names William Blair a 2018 Top Workplace

For the ninth year in a row, the Chicago Tribune named William Blair a top workplace for 2018.
Best ESG Paper 2017

ESG Paper Highly Commended

William Blair's paper, "ESG Investing and Portfolio Integration" has been "highly commended" by Savvy Investor in the "Best ESG Paper 2017" category.

Transaction Costs Recognized

Institutional Investor included William Blair as one of the “Top Global Investment Managers” in its ranking of transaction costs.
Institutional Investor Award


For the second year in a row, William Blair Investment Management has won Institutional Investor’s U.S. Investment Management Award in the Small-Cap Growth Equity category.

Investing Insights Blog Wins Two Star Awards

William Blair has won two 2016 STAR Awards—which recognize excellence in investor and advisor marketing communications—for its Investing Insights blog, which is designed to showcase our unique investing perspectives.

Fortune Names William Blair a 2016 Best Workplace

Fortune magazine named William Blair to its "30 Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance" list for 2016, the second time in two years.