Overlooking the Chicago River

Meet the Team

Overlooking the Chicago River

Meet the Team

231 South LaSalle St., 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604
231 South LaSalle St., 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604

Wells L. Frice

Portfolio Manager & Research Analyst
Great Lakes Advisors
CFA®

Wells Frice is a Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst on the Large Cap Value Fundamental Equity Team. Specializing in research in the Utilities sector, Wells brings with him more than 37 years of investment experience in various markets with an emphasis in common stocks.

Previously, Wells served as a Senior Equity Analyst and Deputy Director of Equity Research at First Chicago NBD, and most recently an Equity Portfolio Manager. Wells is a member of the CFA Institute and The Investment Analysts Society of Chicago. He is an elected member of The Board of Education of Mundelein Elementary School District #75, an appointed member of the board of the Mundelein Fire Pension Board, and volunteers as a referee for the American Youth Soccer Organization.

Education and Professional Credentials 

  • Industry Start: 1983
  • Lake Forest College, BA 
  • Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA®