Kelly Mainelli

Kelly Mainelli

MANAGING DIRECTOR, HEAD OF CUSTOMIZED PORTFOLIO SOLUTIONS

Kelly Mainelli is a Managing Director and Head of Customized Portfolio Solutions for Russell Investments. He is responsible for the firm’s proprietary equity, fixed income, currency, derivative, and asset allocation strategies. Kelly is also a member of the firm’s Management Committee. He joined Russell Investments in 2007 and has since held several leadership roles within the firm including Head of Proprietary Strategies and Managing Director of Direct Fixed Income Investments. Before joining Russell Investments, Kelly was a director of Fixed Income for Columbia Funds. He also has experience managing money market funds at Montgomery Asset, and he worked as a fixed income trader for D.E. Frey. Prior to that, Kelly directed strategy and security selection for the fixed income group at American Frontier Financial, and he also managed three municipal funds for Strong Capital, earning the top Lipper award in the category.

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Kate El-Hillow*

Kate El-Hillow*

GLOBAL CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER & PRESIDENT

Pete Gunning

Peter Gunning*

VICE CHAIRMAN & STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIPS OFFICER

Vernon Barback

Vernon Barback

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Steve Belgrad

Steve Belgrad

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Steve Belgrad

Al Caesar

CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER

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Adam Goff

HEAD OF RESEARCH

Jodie Hampshire

Jodie Hampshire

HEAD OF ASIA PACIFIC

Robert Hostetter

Robert Hostetter

GLOBAL HEAD OF SOLUTIONS

Mollie Jensen

Mollie Jensen

HEAD OF GLOBAL MARKETING

Brad Jung

Brad Jung

HEAD OF NORTH AMERICA ADVISOR & INTERMEDIARY SERVICES;
PRESIDENT, RUSSELL INVESTMENTS CANADA

Jim Leggate

Jim Leggate

HEAD OF UK INSTITUTIONAL, MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

Joseph Linhares

Joseph Linhares

HEAD OF EMEA

Kelly Mainelli

Kelly Mainelli

MANAGING DIRECTOR, HEAD OF CUSTOMIZED PORTFOLIO SOLUTIONS

John McMurray

John McMurray

CHIEF RISK OFFICER & CHIEF AUDITOR

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Ron Pierce

GLOBAL HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY

Jenny Proctor

Jenny Proctor

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

Charlie Shaffer

Charlie Shaffer

GLOBAL HEAD OF DISTRIBUTION

Howard Surloff

Howard Surloff

CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER

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Kevin Turner

HEAD OF INVESTMENT STRATEGY & SOLUTIONS

*Denotes members of the Executive Committee