He has a wealth of investment experience in various markets with an emphasis on common stocks.
Having been with the firm since 1998, Wells has played a significant role in the management of the firm’s equity assets and client relationships on the Fundamental Equity strategies.
Ed has also been a guest speaker at the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.
Wells Frice is a Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst with an industry career dating back to 1983.
He is one of the Portfolio Managers for the value equity approach, assists in managing client relationships, and participates in business development.
He is a member of the Management Committee, Investment Committee and Board of Directors.
Previously, Wells served as a Senior Equity Analyst and Deputy Director of Equity Research at First Chicago NBD, and most recently an Equity Portfolio Manager.
He is an elected member of The Board of Education of Mundelein Elementary School District #75, and recently became an elected member of the National Board of Directors of the American Youth Soccer Organization. Bright is a Senior Portfolio Manager who focuses on portfolio construction for tax-managed strategies.
Wells is a graduate of Lake Forest College and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
He is a member of the CFA Institute and The Investment Analysts Society of Chicago.
Edward Calkins is a Senior Managing Director at Great Lakes Advisors where he manages the Large Cap Value strategy.In 1990, Ed helped to found Great Lakes Advisors and has since played an instrumental role in the development of the firm’s unique approach to equity management.