Michelle Seitz, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Russell Investments

Michelle Seitz

CHAIRMAN & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Michelle Seitz is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Russell Investments. In 2017, she was recruited to Russell Investments to transform the firm in terms of growth and corporate culture. Over three years, she restructured the management team, revamped client offerings, and built sales and profitability while focusing the firm around its core purpose "to improve people's financial security." Before joining Russell Investments, Seitz spent 22 years at William Blair, serving 16 years on the firm's board and as CEO of William Blair Investment Management. By driving continuous innovation, she dramatically expanded William Blair's institutional, mutual fund, and private wealth management businesses. Seitz is a frequent keynote speaker at industry events, notably on financial security, leadership, innovation, and diversity and inclusion. She is a member of Challenge Seattle, an alliance of CEOs from the region's largest employers. She is on the board of the Washington Roundtable and on the Dean's Council at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, where she graduated in 1987 with a B.S. in Accounting. Seitz became a CFA charterholder in 1990.

Michelle Seitz

Michelle Seitz

CHAIRMAN & CEO
 

About Michelle

Vernon Barback

Vernon Barback

VICE CHAIRMAN
 

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Pete Gunning

Peter Gunning

VICE CHAIRMAN AND STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIPS OFFICER

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Kevin Klingert

Kevin Klingert

PRESIDENT
 

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Kate El-Hillow

Kate El-Hillow

GLOBAL CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER
 

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Steve Belgrad

Steve Belgrad

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
 

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Gene Raffone

Gene Raffone

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER
 

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Joseph Linhares

Joseph Linhares

HEAD OF EMEA
 

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