From Nuveen

Mark A. Traster, CFA

Senior Vice President,
Portfolio Manager

Mark is the lead manager of the Small Cap Select Strategy and related institutional portfolios. He joined the team managing Small Cap Select in 2004, was named co-manager in 2008, and lead manager in 2013. He was previously an equity research analyst for the same team.

He began working in the financial industry in 1992. Prior to joining the firm in 2004, Mark served as a large- and mid-cap industrials and materials analyst for Principal Global Investors and as a small-cap analyst for the State of Wisconsin Investment Board covering the biotechnology, telecommunications, energy, financials, media and entertainment, and materials industries.

Mark earned a B.B.A. and an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Iowa. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Minnesota.

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