Kurt Wiese, CFA, Partner

Research Analyst

Kurt Wiese, CFA, partner, is a research analyst for William Blair Investment Management. He focuses on U.S. small-cap healthcare companies. Before joining the research team in 2001, he was a member of William Blair’s corporate finance healthcare team, where he was engaged in all aspects of transaction execution. Before joining William Blair in 2000, Kurt worked in the Chicago audit practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers for two years. Kurt is actively involved in the Chicago community through his philanthropic work at the Chicago Jesuit Academy, a full-scholarship, college-prep middle school for underprivileged boys on Chicago’s West Side. Kurt received a B.S. in accounting and finance from Indiana University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He was also a participant at the Center for Japanese Language and Culture at Nanzan University in Nagoya, Japan.

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Kurt Wiese, CFA, Partner
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