Kristina is responsible for the development and distribution of alternative investments including hedge funds and liquid alternatives. In addition, she is co-portfolio manager of the BMO Alternative Strategies Fund. She joined BMO Global Asset Management in 2014.
Previously, she was co-head of the portfolio specialist group at Calamos Asset Management, specializing in non-U.S. and alternative strategies. For more than eight years, she was a managing director at Neuberger Berman, where she was a senior member of a portfolio management team responsible for growth equity assets. Kristina served as a senior product specialist at Northern Trust and also at American Century, where she covered multiple strategies including quantitative, fixed income, equity and alternatives.
She holds an M.B.A. in finance from Loyola University and a B.S. in finance from Arizona State University. She is a CFA® charterholder and a member of the CFA Society of Chicago. In addition, Kristina holds the FINRA Series 6, 7 and 63 securities licenses.