SkyWater has been retained by a well-established and respected financial services organization in the Chicago area to identify their next Deputy Chief Investment Officer:
This mission-driven organization is known for their phenomenal corporate culture, strong senior leadership team, and challenging work. This role is targeted to begin as DCIO with a smooth transition to CIO upon the incumbent’s upcoming retirement. We are looking for someone to set the investment vision for the organization and take this pioneer in the investment industry to the next level, managing about $30B in assets.
This candidate will own thought leadership, strategy, and will be a public face of the firm as well as a key member of the ELT, reporting to the CEO. The firm is a stable organization that has been around for almost 100 years, with an incredible culture & a talented leadership team that has been together for a long time (avg. tenure is over 13 years), along with having been awarded one of the Best Companies to Work For in Illinois 5x, and one of the best in the nation 3x.
The DCIO will help effectively execute the firm’s sustainable investment program. The DCIO will analyze and report on current and long-term economic and market trends, strategically oversee the day-to-day management of investment funds, represent the firm as its senior executive supporting the work of the Investment Management team, and support the firm’s Institutional Investment Services team in informing institutional clients and co-presenting at institutional business development opportunities.
*** We are currently only considering candidates in the Chicago area, or willing to relocate to the Chicago area. It is expected that the DCIO is on-site about 50% of the time. ***