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Career Highlights

25+ years of industry experience

Adjunct Professor, Rush University College of Health Sciences

Board of Regents and Investment Committee member, Mercy Home for Boys & Girls

CFA Charterholder

Education
MBA from University of Notre Dame

B.S.B. from Indiana University

Alex Wiggins

Alex Wiggins is Vice President & Chief Investment Officer with Rush University Medical Center, an academic medical center located in Chicago, Illinois, consistently recognized for its outstanding patient care, education, research, and community partnerships. As CIO, Alex leads an investment office responsible for management of the institution’s investment portfolios that include operating and insurance reserves, endowment fund, and retirement plan assets totaling $4.4 billion. In addition, he was recently appointed interim Treasurer overseeing capital financing, investor relations, and corporate cash management. Alex is as an adjunct professor in the Department of Health Systems Management program within the College of Health Sciences at Rush University.

He is a member of the Board of Regents and Investment Committee for the Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, a not-for-profit organization in Chicago helping children in need since 1887.

Alex graduated from Indiana University with a BSB in Finance and earned his MBA with high honors from the University of Notre Dame. He is a CFA Charterholder and a member of the CFA Society of Chicago.

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