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Tanya D. Williams, CFA

Senior Consulting Principal
312.948.9178 extension 265twilliams@nextiercompanies.comvcard

Selected Employers: Guggenheim Partners, LLC and Calvert Distributors, Inc.

Education: MBA, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business and BA, Northwestern University

Certifications: Held Series 7, 63 and 65 licenses

Areas of Focus
Business Development, Marketing and Communications, Strategic Planning, Manager of Managers

Experience
Ms. Williams has more than 20 years of investment management experience prior to joining NexTier. In addition, Ms. Williams most recently served as a Managing Director at Guggenheim Partners, LLC (Guggenheim), where she was Head of Global Real Assets and Equity Research for Guggenheim Investment Advisors, an affiliate of Guggenheim. At Guggenheim, she developed the real asset and equity investment research processes and led a research team that analyzed quantitative and qualitative data to identify traditional, private equity and hedge fund strategies.

Prior to joining Guggenheim, Ms. Williams was employed at EARNEST Partners, LLC, where she held a product management position. In addition, Ms. Williams was Regional Vice President at Calvert Distributors, Inc. In 1993, Ms. Williams began her investment management career at Brinson Partners (a predecessor company to UBS Global Asset Management, an affiliate of UBS AG), where she was an Associate Director and U.S. Equity Research Analyst.

Education
Ms. Williams earned a BA degree in Economics from Northwestern University and an MBA from Duke University, Fuqua School of Business.

Certifications
Ms. Williams is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago.

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