Keith Hembre, CFA
Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer
Keith joined Liniam Capital at the beginning of 2019 to lead the firm’s investment management and research efforts. He has 25 years of financial market experience. Prior to joining Liniam Capital he served as Chief Economist and Investment Strategist, and Head of Quantitative Strategies for Nuveen Asset Management for much of the past decade. In this role he was responsible for all of the firm’s quantitative equity and asset allocation strategies. Keith joined Nuveen as a result of the combination of Nuveen Asset Management and FAF Advisors where he served in a similar role at FAF Advisors for several years while also serving as Chief Economist for US Bank.
Keith has managed portfolios or served in an advisory capacity for some of the nation’s wealthiest individuals, family offices, foundations and largest financial institutions. He has been a member of the American Bankers Association Economic Advisory Committee and was named the most accurate economic forecaster by Businessweek magazine in 2007.
Keith worked in the banking studies group at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis prior joining FAF predecessor Piper Capital Management. And prior to joining the Minneapolis Fed he was a Visiting Lecturer at the St. Petersburg (Russia) University of Economic and Finance. He received a Master of Science degree in Economics from Baylor University, a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota with majors in economics and political science, is a CFA charter holder, a CPA certificate holder and has completed the program on Investment Decisions and Behavioral Finance at Harvard University.
Keith enjoys time with his wife and children, family travel and time at the cabin. He is active in coaching youth sports and participates in a variety of other extra-curricular activities with his children.