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Jacob L. Buchanan, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Jacob L. Buchanan

Jacob Buchanan is a portfolio manager for the firm’s Multi-Asset strategy.  In addition to his portfolio management responsibilities, Jacob conducts macroeconomic and security research and analysis to support the management of all the investment strategies at WestEnd Advisors, a Victory Capital Investment Franchise.

Jacob entered the financial services industry in 2016 and joined WestEnd Advisors in 2018. Prior to joining WestEnd, he worked at Credit Suisse supporting the CFO of the firm's securitized products division where he was responsible for internal financial analysis and forecasting. Prior to that role, he served as an analyst supporting Credit Suisse’s Global Markets trading division, conducting expense and cost savings analysis.

Jacob holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) designation. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he received his B.A. in Economics and studied Statistics and Operations Research.