Albers School of Business and Economics


Dane Fickel

Associate Portfolio Manager
Russell Investments

Company Description

Founded in 1936, Russell Investments is a global financial services firm that serves institutional investors, financial advisers and individuals in more than 40 countries. Through a unique combination of interlinked businesses, Russell delivers financial products, services and advice. A pioneer, Russell began its strategic pension fund consulting business in 1969 and today is trusted by many well-known worldwide institutions for investment advice. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, USA and with offices in major financial centers worldwide, Russell has $152 billion USD in assets under management (as of June 30, 2012) in its mutual funds, retirement products, and institutional funds, and is well recognized for its depth of research and quality of manager selection. Russell offers a comprehensive range of implementation services that help institutional clients maximize their assets. The Russell Indexes calculate over 50,000 benchmarks daily covering 65 countries and more than 10,000 securities.

Job Description

Trade execution and research of equity derivatives.

Employment History

Russell Investments: Associate Portfolio Manager

Russell Investments: Portfolio Analyst

Morgan Stanley: Transfer Agent


University of Washington Bachelor of Arts Economics, 2008

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

Weekday afternoons at Russell Investment's office or weekday evenings on campus.