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Cole Smead

Managing Director & Portfolio Manager at Smead Capital


Cole is a member of the investment committee that oversee the management of the firm’s separate accounts and mutual funds. He has been with the firm since its founding in 2007. Cole graduated from Whitman College in 2006 with a degree in both Economics and History. Before joining Smead Capital Management, Cole was a Financial Advisor at Wachovia Securities in Scottsdale, AZ. Cole received the CFA designation in 2011. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Seattle.