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

Bruce A. Ebel

Director, Senior Portfolio Manager & Multi-Asset Strategy
Great Lakes Advisors
CFA®, CFP®

Bruce Ebel is a Director and Senior Portfolio Manager for Great Lakes Advisors with decades of equity portfolio management experience serving separately managed institutional and mutual fund clients. Bruce helps to manage the Wintrust Wealth Management Multi-Asset Strategy (MAS).

Bruce joined Great Lakes Advisors in May 2016 to provide portfolio solutions to institutions and family office clients utilizing its proprietary Multi-Asset Strategies capabilities. Communicating investment philosophy, portfolio performance and strategy through the lens of his capital market experience has resulted in strong client relationships. Bruce is directly responsible for ensuring clients’ portfolios are invested according to strategic allocations.  He also contributes to strategic asset allocation positioning and manager review decisions, incorporating his perspective as the alternatives investment specialist.

Before joining GLA, Bruce worked for a variety of asset management firms in Chicago, Boston, and Madison, including Kemper Financial Services, State Street Research, and Madison Investment Advisors. He is a member of the CFA Society of Chicago and lives in the Old Town neighborhood of Chicago.  

Education and Professional Credentials 

  • Industry Start: 1979
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, BS, MS
  • Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA®
  • Certified Financial Planner, CFP®