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Jay Leopold

Head of North America Investment Risk at Columbia Threadneedle


Jay Leopold is a vice president and Head of North America Investment Risk for Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. He currently Chairs the N.A. Investment Risk Committee as well as the N.A. Liquidity Risk Committee. In addition, he is Co-Chair of the N.A. Diversity and Inclusion Group.

Prior to joining the firm in 2014, Mr. Leopold held several positions at Legg Mason, including managing director of investment risk, portfolio manager and equity analyst. He has over 30 years of investment experience. Mr. Leopold received a B.S., cum laude, in finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a former president and director of the Baltimore Security Analysts Society. In addition, he holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Jay comments: "I am honored to support LGBT Great to help improve opportunities for people in the LGBT+ community. As Co-Chair of Columbia Threadneedle's North America Diversity and Inclusion Group, I am proud to help elevate this important initiative at our firm and am committed to driving change in our community."
Everyone deserves to feel safe, valued, and respected as well as a sense of belonging. I proudly support LGBT Great and its important mission within the investment industry.
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