David E. Erickson, CFA
Chief Investment Officer
David E. Erickson, CFA, is the Chief Investment Officer. He is responsible for overseeing the administration, management and coordination of all investments, totaling approximately $37.8 billion, and has 26 years of investment industry experience.
Prior to joining Ascension Investment Management, he served as Chief Investment Officer at the University of Wisconsin Foundation, Madison, Wis., where he supervised an investment team that managed more than $2.2 billion in assets. He previously served as Vice President and Investment Strategist for Strong Capital Management in Wisconsin, and in leadership roles with PNC Bank/PNC Capital Markets in Pennsylvania, Chemical Bank in New York, and Firstar Bank in Wisconsin.
Mr. Erickson holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Wheaton College, Wheaton, Ill. He is a CFA charter holder and a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of St. Louis.
He serves as a board member of the Henry J. Predolin Foundation, a family foundation supporting education, medical research and homelessness.