Eileen L. Kwei, CFA, is a member of the global distribution team at Artisan Partners with a range of responsibilities including: institutional marketing and client service; setting the strategic direction of the firm's defined contribution business; and business development and leadership in the Asia region. Prior to joining Artisan Partners in June 2013, Ms. Kwei was a principal and senior investment consultant at Mercer where her responsibilities included managing Mercer Investments’ San Francisco office and providing a broad range of investment consulting services to institutional clients. She worked with a variety of plan sponsors, with a focus on defined contribution plans, where she advised clients on innovative investment structures, manager/mutual fund searches, and performance evaluation.
Eileen started her investment career with Callan Associates, Inc. in 2001. She was part of the global manager research covering international equity strategies and fund sponsor consulting groups working with institutional clients. She was a shareholder and vice president of Callan, and a member of the firm's Manager Search Committee and Defined Contribution Committee.
Ms. Kwei holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a minor in Business Administration from the University of California-Berkeley. She is a CFA Charterholder, and a member of the CFA Society of San Francisco and the CFA Institute. Additionally, she holds the FINRA Series licenses 6 and 63.