Kurt Duane Smith, CFA®, RICP®, CLTC®

Financial Advisor


Before we can speak intelligently about the products and services that might be appropriate for you and your family, we need to get to know you. And, before you can feel comfortable sharing your goals and dreams, you need to get to know who will be sitting across the table from you.

Kurt has over 15 years of investment management experience. Prior to joining Northwestern, he was an assistant vice president with Wells Fargo.  Kurt also worked as a structured finance associate at Stark Investments, where he traded derivative securities and financed illiquid transactions.  He began his finance career in the unit investment trust division of the Bank of New York.

Kurt holds a BSc from the University of the West Indies, Jamaica and an MBA from St. John’s University in New York. He has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is an active member of the New York Society of Securities Analysts and the CFA Society of Milwaukee.

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Degree Major Institution
Masters in Business Administration Finance St. John's University
Bachelor of Science Applied Chemistry University of the West Indies

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