Robert B. Gillam

Founder (1946-2018)

M.B.A. Finance, University of California – Los Angeles, 1969

B.S. Economics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1968

McKinley Capital Management was founded in the early 1990’s by lifelong Alaskan Robert B. Gillam. Mr. Gillam’s career spanned nearly 50 years in the financial services industry including banking, brokerage, and investment management. Prior to founding McKinley Capital Management, he worked at firms including Foster and Marshall and Boettcher and Company. 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 of McKinley Capital’s quantitative investment methodology.