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Brian JacobsenBrian Jacobsen, Ph.D., CFA, CFP®

Chief Portfolio Strategist

Brian Jacobsen is chief portfolio strategist at Wells Fargo Funds Management, LLC. In addition to his role at Wells Fargo conducting research and giving presentations on the markets and the economy, Mr. Jacobsen is an associate professor at Wisconsin Lutheran College. His research and teaching center on economics, finance, and investing. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, he was chief economist at an investment consulting firm.

Mr. Jacobsen earned a bachelor's degree in finance and a doctoral degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin and a law degree from Marquette University Law School. He has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) and Certified Financial PlannerTM (CFP®) designations.