Bill Huffman

Bill Huffman is Chief Executive Officer of Nuveen, a leading global asset management firm with more than $1 trillion in assets under management. Responsible for driving the firm’s vision, strategy and day-to-day operations, he and his leadership team set and execute key growth initiatives and oversee the firm’s investment teams, product strategy and management and client businesses. Huffman chairs the Nuveen Executive Committee and is a member of parent company TIAA’s Executive Committee.

In addition, he serves as an executive sponsor of the Nuveen Culture and Inclusion Council, which incorporates ID&E best practices across the firm to build an inclusive and engaging culture for all associates, as well as the Achieve Business Resource Group which helps women at the firm achieve success both personally and professionally while driving results for the business.

Previously, Huffman led the Nuveen Equities and Fixed Income (NEFI) group, managing a global investment business across equities, taxable fixed income, munis, multi-asset, private capital and green lending, while providing the firm’s clients with diverse capabilities and solutions. He was also the president of Nuveen Asset Management, responsible for leading all of the firm’s business and investment management activities.

Huffman joined Nuveen in 2008 after 17 years at Northern Trust where he was president and chief executive officer of Northern Trust Global Advisors, Inc., serving institutional and wealth clients in traditional asset classes and alternatives including hedge funds and private equity. Prior to these roles, he was the director of quantitative product management for Northern Trust and began his career with the firm as the leader of the internal audit group responsible for treasury, investment management and finance functions.

Based in Chicago, Bill graduated with a B.S. in Accounting from Indiana University and an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Chicago. He has also passed the Certified Public Accountant exam. Bill serves his community as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago, and as a Rush System Trustee member and Cancer Advisory Council member.

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