Robert McConnaughey is the Director of Global Research for Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC (CMIA). Previously Mr. McConnaughey was the Head of Equity. He joined the firm* in 2002 as director of fundamental equity research and has been a member of the investment community since 1993.
Prior to joining Columbia Management, Mr. McConnaughey served as the associate director of research for Citigroup Global Asset Management, overseeing growth industry equity research analysis worldwide. Previously, he was a managing director of Prudential’s Real Estate Securities Group, where he directed research and portfolio management of retail and institutional assets. Mr. McConnaughey began his career in investment management at Fidelity Management & Research, where he was an analyst and portfolio manager.