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Asset Management

Steve Alderson , CFA

Managing Director

Steve Alderson

Steve Alderson is a managing director of Asset Management for the Abbot Downing Scottsdale office. He is responsible for providing clients with strategic long-term investment guidance through Abbot Downing’s disciplined, comprehensive and objective investment planning process.

Prior to joining Abbot Downing Steve was a director with Wells Fargo Family Wealth, having joined in 2007. Steve came to Wells Fargo from the high-net-worth division of Northern Trust, where he was a senior vice president in Asset Management. Before Northern, as managing director he was instrumental in the de-novo start-up and development of ABN-AMRO Asset Management group, focusing on Central and South America. His prior experience also includes running small and midcap mutual funds. In total, Steve has 27 years of experience in the financial services  industry encompassing many aspects of global portfolio management.

Steve received his master’s degree in finance from Drake University and a bachelor’s degree in finance from Western Illinois University. He is a holder of the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the Chicago Investment Analysts Society.

Steve makes his home in Tempe, Arizona.

6720 North Scottsdale Road, Suite 350

Scottsdale, AZ 85253