David Jilek is Vice President and Chief Investment Strategist of Gateway Investment Advisers. His 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 in 2014, Mr. Jilek was a vice president and investment strategist at Natixis Global Asset Management. He was responsible for assessing capital market trends, working with affiliated portfolio management teams and assisting external clients with the firm’s investment platform. Prior to joining Natixis, his experience included investment product management and development roles at Evergreen Investments, American Express Financial Advisors and Putnam Investments. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Sean D. Biggs Memorial Foundation.

Mr. Jilek received his BA from the University of Kansas and has been in the investment industry since 1998. He holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation and is a member of the CAIA Association. In addition, he holds the Retirement Management Analyst (RMA) designation and is a member of the Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA).