Business 100 - 2010

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David Kelly/J.P. Morgan

Dr. David Kelly is the chief market strategist for J.P. Morgan Funds. With over 20 years of experience, Kelly provides valuable insight and perspective on the economy and markets to thousands of financial advisors and their clients. He is a keynote speaker at many national investment conferences and a frequent guest on CNBC and other financial news outlets.

Prior to joining J.P. Morgan Funds, David served as economic advisor to Putnam Investments. He has also served as a senior strategist/economist at SPP Investment Management, Primark Decision Economics, Lehman Brothers and DRI/McGraw-Hill.

David is a CFA charterholder and has a PhD and MA in economics from Michigan State University, and a BA in economics from University College Dublin. Born in Ireland, David says that  “being Irish in America makes you respected before you say anything smart, makes you amusing before you say anything funny and makes you a friend before you’ve done anything to earn it.  For me it has always been the best passport to America.”