Ignatius “Iggy” L. Smetek is primarily responsible for the management of the Arcataur Large Capitalization Portfolio, Arcataur Investment Grade Fixed Income portfolio and the overall Arcataur Managed Balance Portfolios.
From 1986 to 2002, Mr. Smetek was with the institutional investment management arm of Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. He was a Portfolio Manager from 1993 to 2002, focusing on large capitalization, blue chip stocks utilizing a “growth at a reasonable price” style. Mr. Smetek also had overall asset allocation responsibilities for a $1.8 billion pension fund portfolio, a $120 million charitable foundation portfolio and a $120 million mutual fund/variable annuity fund. He received a BBA-Accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1983 and a MSBA-Investments from the University of Wisconsin in 1986. He is a CPA and a CFA, and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society Milwaukee. Iggy first took the stage at the 2009 Investment Conference.