On Friday, August 28, Michael McGuire and Ray Auth visited Dr. Krause and assisted in the process of interviewing potential Class of 2017 AIM candidates, who are headed abroad for the semester. Krause said, “I appreciate all of the support from our alumni. Both Mike and Ray also provided some unique and creative ideas about how to keep the AIM program on the cutting-edge. You’ll learn more about their ideas this semester.”
Mike McGuire is the Research Director and Principal at Northwest Passage Capital Advisors, which is a Milwaukee-based active fixed income investment manager focused on emerging markets debt. They advise institutional clients on blended USD/local currency emerging market mandates on a separate account basis, delivering "core-plus" exposure to the EMBI, CEMBI, and GBI-EM emerging market debt universes on a customized basis. The firms’ principals have over 50 years of direct investing experience in fixed income and emerging markets, and bring a focused top-down sovereign credit approach to our investment process. Founded in 2013, they currently manage more than $500 million in client assets and more information about the firm can be found at: http://www.nwpcapital.com.
Ray Auth, CFA, Director, Northwestern Mutual, was a member of the first AIM class (2006). He works in the area of Investment Strategy and Portfolio Management at Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company. He is on a team that sets investment strategy, performs strategic and tactical asset allocation and aggregate portfolio management for the firm's general account and related companies. The Northwestern Mutual Company is one of the largest U.S. financial services mutual organizations – it is based in Milwaukee. Its products include life insurance, long-term care insurance, disability insurance, annuities, mutual funds, and employee benefit services.