Woody E. Bradford, CFA, is chairman and CEO at Conning. Prior to joining Conning in 2010, Bradford was an operating partner with Advent International, a global private equity firm. Before that, he spent 12 years at Putnam Investments where he had multiple roles, including head of Corporate Development and COO of Global Distribution. Bradford is a graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Harvard Business School, where he graduated as a Baker Scholar. He is currently chairman of the Board of Directors for the Greater Boston Food Bank and serves as a non-trustee member, Investment Committee of the Board, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
The asset management industry is at an inflection point. Learning clients’ goals, considering the whole picture, understanding their risk profiles, and using their unique objectives to create custom benchmarks are far better uses of time than debating the merits of active vs. passive investing, quarterly returns, or any of the other issues that are secondary to helping secure a brighter future for our clients.
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