Gregory T. Maddox

Gregory T. Maddox

Head of Global Manager Research

Wells Fargo Investment Institute

Wells Fargo & Company

Greg Maddox is the head of Global Manager Research (GMR), a division of Wells Fargo Investment Institute. Wells Fargo Investment Institute (WFII), a subsidiary of Wells Fargo Bank N.A., is focused on delivering the highest quality investment expertise and advice to help investors manage risk and succeed financially. In this role, Mr. Maddox is responsible for managing a global team of investment professionals charged with screening, selecting, and overseeing the money managers used throughout Wells Fargo Advisors, Wells Fargo’s Private Bank, Abbot Downing, and Wells Fargo’s Institutional Retirement and Trust division.

Mr. Maddox’s team is responsible for overseeing approximately $500 billion in assets. In addition to serving on WFII’s Operating Committee, Mr. Maddox also chairs WFII’s Due Diligence Committee and is a voting member on WFII’s Global Investment Strategy and Investment Risk Committees. Previously, Mr. Maddox was the Head of Manager Research for Wells Fargo’s Private Bank where, in addition to manager selection, he was also responsible for the management and delivery of Wells Fargo’s “Guided Portfolios”, a series of 28 taxable and tax sensitive investment models used nationwide throughout Wells Fargo’s Private Bank.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Maddox has helped to create and distribute over a dozen different mutual fund, variable annuity, and hedge fund products for organizations such as banks, insurance companies and independent investment advisors and has served as the Chief Accounting Officer, Treasurer, Vice President and President of many of these funds.

Mr. Maddox holds a BBA in Finance from Kent State University and is past President of Hamilton Families, a homeless shelter dedicated to serving families in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is located in San Francisco, California.

Global Manager Research (GMR) is a division of Wells Fargo Investment Institute, Inc. (WFII). WFII is a registered investment advisor and wholly owned subsidiary of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., a bank affiliate of Wells Fargo & Company.

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