Marlene Walker Smith

Marlene Walker Smith

Senior Director, Head of Equity Portfolio Management

  • 29 Years with the firm
  • 34 Years of industry experience

Marlene is head of equity portfolio management. She leads the team of equity index portfolio managers managing US and non- US equity index portfolios and is responsible for the refinement and implementation of the entire equity index portfolio management process.

Previously, Marlene served as a senior portfolio manager within the equity index team and prior to joining the equity index team was an equity trader for the firm. Prior to joining the firm in 1995, Marlene was a trader for Banc One Investment Advisors Corporation and a brokerage services manager for Mid Atlantic Capital Corporation. Marlene has been in the investment industry since 1990.

Marlene earned an MBA in finance from the University of Pittsburgh and a BA in history and Russian from Washington & Jefferson College.

Experience listed may include partial year periods.