Walter Dewey

Chief Investment Strategist Principal CEO
CFA

Education

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Bachelor of Business Administration

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Walter Dewey serves as CEO and Chief Investment Strategist for Resonant Capital Advisors. He has over 30 years of investment experience and develops customized portfolios for high net worth and institutional clients in addition to advising client families and officers on their varied investment- and business-related issues. Walter’s career is also his primary hobby, and his professional experience includes 21 years with US Bancorp and 5 years each with Reinhart Partners and Madison Investment Advisors.

At U.S. Bancorp, Walter served as a Senior Portfolio Strategist and worked with the largest clients and prospects of the Private Asset Management group across the country. In this role he was involved in the development and oversight of the firm’s investment strategies and products. In addition to these responsibilities, Walter spent considerable time as a spokesperson for the bank’s Private Asset Management division delivering investment strategy sessions to clients across the United States. He was the manager of the First American Large Cap Core Fund and First American Balanced Fund, and managed two model portfolios used by portfolio managers of U.S. Bank throughout the United States.

He serves as a Director of a number of Wisconsin-based organizations including the Carbone Cancer Center (Advisory Board), Waisman Center (Advisory Board), Bethel Lutheran Church (Investment Committee Director and Foundation President) as well as fulfilling similar roles for a variety of private companies.

As shareholders (each) of multi-generational family businesses, he and his wife Londa take pride in their longstanding commitment to their Madison and Wisconsin communities.

What profession did you want to have when you were young?

Investment manager. Not kidding.

What song would you sing at karaoke night?

The Last Nail by Dan Fogelberg

What is your favorite movie of all-time?

Spy Game

If you could visit anywhere in the world you’ve never been, where would you go?

Norway

What’s your secret talent that no one knows about?

Waterskiing

If you could snap your fingers and become an expert in something, what would it be?

Piano. I played as a kid and got away from it.

What do you do to turn things around when you are having a bad day?

My sister has Down Syndrome and is always happy. It is a pretty simple formula.

What is you most hated household chore?

Organizing my office.