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 (WFII). 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 Private Bank, and Abbot Downing.
Mr. Maddox’s team is responsible for overseeing approximately $750 billion in assets. In addition to serving as a member of WFII’s Risk Committee, Mr. Maddox chairs WFII’s Due Diligence Committee and is a member of WFII’s Global Investment Strategy and Wealth Investment Management (WIM) Risk Committees. Mr. Maddox also previously served as the head of manager research for Wells Fargo Private Bank. He was responsible for manager selection in addition to 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 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. He has also 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. He was formerly the president of Hamilton Families, a homeless shelter dedicated to serving families in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Maddox is married, has two kids, and is located in San Francisco, California.
Global Manager Research (GMR) and Global Investment Strategy (GIS) are divisions 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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