Wayne Wicker, CFA
Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer
Vantagepoint Investment Advisers and ICMA-RC
Wayne Wicker is Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Vantagepoint Investment Advisers and ICMA-RC. He leads ICMA-RC’s Investments Division, which is responsible for the investment management, due diligence, and contract negotiations of more than 30 investment funds managed by Vantagepoint Investment Advisers. Mr. Wicker has more than 33 years of investment industry experience with equities, fixed income, and alternative investment portfolios. He has successfully managed institutional separate accounts and mutual fund products, and he has built investment platforms through the use of external money managers. Before coming to ICMA-RC in September 2004, Mr. Wicker served as Chief Investment Officer with The Colony Group in Boston, MA. Previously, he was employed as Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager with Cadence Capital Management, an institutional money manager in Boston. As a partner with Cadence Capital, he managed a $2.1 billion large-cap growth equity fund. Mr. Wicker has also held senior positions at Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Target Corporation and IDS Financial Services.
Mr. Wicker holds two undergraduate degrees: Business Administration as well as Communications and Journalism. He also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. He has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Society of Washington.