Andrew Bloom

Portfolio Manager, CFA

Andy is the Portfolio Manager for our Diversified Income Strategy where he is responsible for the investment research, portfolio construction and asset allocation, trading, risk management, and day-to-day portfolio management.

Prior to joining Merriman in 2016, Andy was the Investment Strategy Director at Summit Capital where he spent over 7 years working on the investment management team with primary focus on the public market strategies. Prior to Summit Capital, Andy spent 3 years at Weyerhaeuser.

Andy received his BA in Accounting from Seattle University in 2005 where he played basketball for the Redhawks. Andy holds the Financial Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Series 65 and has been a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst®) charter holder since 2015.

A native of Spokane, Andy and his wife live in Seattle with their two children. In addition to basketball, Andy enjoys running, biking, and golfing.

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