David Jilek joined Gateway Investment Advisers, LLC in 2014 and is currently the firm’s Chief Investment Strategist and a Vice President. Based in Boston, Mr. Jilek’s responsibilities focus on key opportunities to promote Gateway’s low-volatility equity strategies by providing insight on the equity and options markets to the firm’s institutional, sub-advisory and financial intermediary clients.

Prior to joining Gateway, Mr. Jilek was a Vice President and Investment Strategist at Natixis Global Asset Management. In this role, Mr. Jilek was responsible for assessing capital market trends, working with affiliated portfolio management teams and assisting external clients with Natixis’ investment platform. Alternative investments, asset allocation, portfolio construction and retirement income strategies were the focus of his expertise. Prior to joining Natixis, Mr. Jilek’s experience included investment product management and development roles at Evergreen Investments, American Express Financial Advisors and Putnam Investments.

Mr. Jilek currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Sean D. Biggs Memorial Foundation. He joined the investment industry in 1998 and earned his BA from the University of Kansas. Mr. Jilek holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst® (CAIA®) designation and is a member of the CAIA® Association.