BOSTON, MA – August 1, 2023 – GW&K Investment Management (GW&K), an entrepreneurial-driven investment management firm offering active equity and fixed-income investment solutions to meet the needs of a diverse client base, today announced that Christa Maxwell has joined the firm as Vice President, Institutional Business Development. She is based in San Antonio, Texas.
Maxwell’s responsibilities include cultivating new business opportunities with institutional clients in the western United States, expanding GW&K’s firm and product awareness with investment consultants, and managing and fostering strong client relationships. Maxwell will report to Michael Clare, Partner and Director, Institutional Business Development.
Clare, in commenting on the announcement, said “Christa has a keen understanding of our investment strategies and how they can best serve the needs of institutional investors. Her sharp business and financial acumen will allow us to develop and optimize western United States client relationships and allow us to continue to meet the demands of a highly competitive and dynamic investment environment.”
Prior to joining GW&K, Maxwell was the Head of Business Development and Marketing for Acuitas Investments where she oversaw all aspects of sales and consultant relations for the firm. Previously, she was Director of Business Development at Kennedy Capital Management, and Vice President, Institutional Sales and Client Service at Westwood Holdings Group. She began her investment career at Thornburg Investment Management.
Maxwell earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of New Mexico. She has a Certificate in Performance Measurement (CIPM). In addition, she holds board positions for several professional associations including: Treasurer for the AIMSE Board of Directors and Pension Board Trustee for the University Health System, San Antonio. Maxwell is a CFA® charterholder and holds the Series 7 and 66 Licenses with FINRA.
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 32 distinct strategies for a diverse client base, including individuals, corporations, public funds, endowments, foundations and financial institutions. As of the end of June 30, 2023, GW&K had $49.1 billion in assets under management.