Eileen L. Kwei, CFA, is a managing director of Artisan Partners with a range of responsibilities including: institutional sales, marketing and client service for the firm’s Credit team, and setting the strategic direction of the firm's defined contribution business. 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.
Eileen started her investment career with Callan Associates, Inc. in the global manager research and fund sponsor consulting groups. 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. Eileen is currently a member of the Executive Committee and Operating Committee of the Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association (DCIIA).