David Webb, Chief Investment Officer

David Webb, CFA®  -  Chief INVESTMENT Officer

David joined The Johnston Group with strong experience in the financial services industry and oversees the firm’s overall portfolio management.  David began his career as a Wall Street research analyst for Robert W. Baird & Company, where he was a member of the All-America Research Team ranked #1 by Institutional Investor.  Most recently, David worked for Abbot Downing as a portfolio manager. 

David received a master's degree in business administration from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management and graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison with degrees in real estate and finance.  He is a holder of the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst® Designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Minnesota.  He also holds a Certificate in Financial Planning from the University of St. Thomas.  David enjoys speaking about investments and has been quoted or featured in Investment Advisor, Fortune Magazine, and Morningstar Advisor.  An Eagle Scout and active Scout Leader, David also spends his time serving on the board of the Freshwater Society, is a Carlson School Funds Enterprise mentor, and volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and Feed My Starving Children.  He also has served on the finance committee and chaired the endowment committee of his local church.

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