Kent M. Stahl, CFA, is Senior Vice President and Director of Investments and Risk Management of Wellington Management, and has served as Portfolio Manager of the Fund since its inception. As director of Investments and Risk Management, Kent focuses on investment trends and major risks across Wellington's equity, asset allocation, and fixed income products, platforms, and clients. He is also actively involved in their portfolio oversight processes and serves on a number of internal review committees. Among these, he is the chairman of Wellington's Portfolio Management Review Group and Quantitative Portfolio Review Group, and the vice chair of the Risk Management Committee. He also serves as a strategic investment advisor for certain Wellington clients that desire an on-going investment dialogue, and as a broad investment representative for prospects and consultants. In addition, Kent is the portfolio manager on certain multi-manager solutions offered by Wellington, including the Global Equities and US Alpha strategies. Previously, Kent served as the director of Equity Product Management.
Prior to joining Wellington Management in 1998, Kent led the corporate finance and pension investment areas within NCR Corporation (1990 - 1998). Previously, he worked as an asset/liability specialist for Salomon Brothers (1987 - 1990) and in institutional sales for Goldman, Sachs (1985 - 1986).
MBA, University of Chicago
BSBA, summa cum laude, The Ohio State University
Joined firm in 1998
Began business career in 1985