Steven J. Center, CFA, is a Senior Vice President in Callan's San Francisco Fund Sponsor Consulting office. He works with a variety of fund sponsor clients including corporate defined benefit and defined contribution plans, public plans, multi-employer plans, endowments and foundations. His responsibilities include client service, investment manager reviews, performance evaluation, research and continuing education, business development, and coordinating special client proposals and requests. Steve is a member of Callan's Manager Search Committee and a shareholder of the firm.
Steve joined Callan in 2010 as a Vice President and fixed income investment consultant in Callan's Global Manager Research group. He was responsible for research and analysis of fixed income investment managers and assisted plan sponsor clients with manager searches.
Prior to joining Callan in 2010, Steve was a Senior Research Associate with Wurts & Associates. In this role, he was responsible for the review and oversight of U.S. equity and fixed income strategies. Previously, Steve spent five years with Alan Biller & Associates where he was responsible for both investment research and performance measurement for defined benefit and defined contribution plans. Steve began his investment career in 1997 in the Cooperative Universe Services group at Wilshire Associates.
Steve earned an MBA with Honors from the Michael G. Foster School of Business at the University of Washington and a BA in Economics from the University of California, Irvine. Steve is a holder of the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Seattle.