Robert B. (Bob) GillamPresident and Chief Executive Officer
M.B.A. Finance, University of California – Los Angeles, 1969
B.S. Economics, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Finance and Commerce, 1968
Bob Gillam is McKinley Capital’s founder and remains its President and Chief Executive Officer. He is responsible for overall corporate strategy, planning and oversight of operational and investment management activities. Mr. Gillam has nearly four decades of experience in the financial services industry. He has managed individual, corporate, and public investment accounts since 1970, beginning at Foster and Marshall, where he was elected First Vice President. In 1975, Mr. Gillam was appointed by Alaska's Governor to the Alaska State Investment Advisory Committee. In 1982, he became a General Partner of Boettcher and Company, an investment-banking firm, and in 1983 became an Allied Member of the New York Stock Exchange. In 1988, Mr. Gillam began to incorporate Modern Portfolio Theory via quantitative computer models into active portfolio management. His achievements in this area serve as the foundation for McKinley Capital’s quantitative investment methodology.