Press Release: Andrea M. Clark Joins GW&K in Newly Created Position

Andrea M. Clark Joins GW&K in Newly Created Position

Will play a key role in client service and business development as global equity client portfolio manager


BOSTON, MA - July 23, 2019 - GW&K Investment Management (GW&K), a dynamic investment management firm offering a broad range of active equity and fixed income investment solutions to meet the needs of a diverse client base, today announced that Andrea M. Clark has joined the firm as vice president, global equity client portfolio manager.  She will be based in the firm's Boston headquarters.


In this newly created position, Clark, who is also a member of the firm's Investment Committee, will work closely with global equity portfolio managers and analysts to support the firm's client service and new business development efforts.  Her appointment follows the addition of two new emerging markets equities strategies to the firm's global equity line up in February 2019.   


"Andrea will be an integral part of our team as we continue to grow our global equity business," said Thomas F.X. Powers, partner and co-president of GW&K.  "With over 20 years in institutional marketing, international portfolio management, analysis and research, she not only brings invaluable experience, but a unique understanding of the global investment landscape and how institutional clients, in particular, can profit from global exposure."


Clark joined GW&K from Frontier Global Partners, where she was a portfolio manager and senior research analyst covering frontier markets across Sub-Sahara Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America.  Prior to that, she served as director, senior international equity analyst and portfolio strategist at The Boston Company Asset Management. 


Clark earned her Bachelor of Science degree (cum laude) and Master of Business Administration degree (with honors) from Suffolk University. She has also earned the CFA designation and is active in industry organizations, including the CFA Institute and the CFA Society Boston.



About GW&K Investment Management

GW&K was founded in 1974 to offer innovative investment solutions consistent with its clients' objectives. Through the years, the firm has successfully introduced a range of equity and fixed income strategies, all of which are actively managed, research-driven and guided by a clear and disciplined investment process.  Today, GW&K manages 25 distinct strategies for a diverse client base, including individuals, corporations, public funds, endowments, foundations and financial institutions. GW&K currently has over $39 billion in assets under management, of which $9 billion are institutional assets.

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