M. Forrest Badgley, CFA

Director of Public Investments, Portfolio Manager

M.B.A. Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

B.A. Philosophy, Dartmouth College

Mr. Forrest Badgley joined McKinley Capital’s Quantitative Research Team in 2004 and worked on maintenance and enhancements to the firm’s investment models. In 2006, he was formally promoted to Portfolio Manager, participating in portfolio construction, qualitative review and security selection across a variety of strategies.  In 2020, Mr. Badgley was promoted to Director of Public Investments, Portfolio Manager and works closely with CIO Rob Gillam to lead the Portfolio Management team in all aspects of model implementation across all firm strategies. Mr. Badgley has over 25 years of investment industry experience which includes work on the floor of the Chicago Board of Options Exchange, the Chicago Board of Trade, and proprietary currency and commodities futures trading desks. Prior to joining McKinley Capital, Mr. Badgley worked on the proprietary futures trading desk for Aspire Trading and as a Quantitative Risk Management Analyst for Bank One.