Dave Donabedian is chief investment officer of CIBC Private Wealth Management, serving in that capacity since 2009. His responsibilities include chairing the Asset Allocation Committee, as well as providing oversight of internal investment strategies and the external manager selection platform.
As a leading investment expert, Dave frequently appears on television networks, including CNBC and Bloomberg Television, and provides insights in publications such as Barron's and The Wall Street Journal. Previously, from 1996-2006, he was managing director and chief economist at Atlantic Trust, serving on the Asset Allocation, Multi-Manager, and Investment Policy committees and leading our Baltimore and Washington, D.C., offices. Prior to becoming CIO for Atlantic Trust, Dave served in a similar capacity at AshbridgeLLC, a Philadelphia-based multi-family office.
Dave received a Bachelor of Science in economics and a Bachelor of Arts with honors from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He subsequently earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia University with a concentration in finance. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the CFA Institute.