Chairman and CEO
Michelle Seitz is Chairman and CEO of Russell Investments, a global asset manager with more than $296 billion in assets under management (AUM) as of December 31, 2017, offering multi-asset portfolios and services which include advice, investments and implementation. With more than 30 years of experience in asset management, Seitz previously spent 22 years with William Blair, 16 of which were on the firm’s executive committee and as head of William Blair Investment Management (WBIM), which had more than $70 billion in AUM under her leadership. Prior to leading WBIM, Seitz led the firm’s private wealth management business. Her previous experience also includes senior portfolio management roles with WBIM, Concord Investment Company and NationsBank.