Great Lakes Advisors Grows Environmentally Sustainable and Socially Responsible Investing Services with addition of Daniel Nielsen

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Great Lakes Advisors, a pioneer in socially responsible and
environmental, social, and governance (ESG) integration investing, today
announced the addition of Daniel P. Nielsen as a Managing Director.

“We are excited to welcome Dan to the Great Lakes Advisors team and are
confident that he will add great value to our clients,” said Thomas R.
Kiley, Chief Executive Officer, Great Lakes Advisors. “Dan will work
with clients providing access to our sustainable/responsible strategies
that favor companies with better environmental, social, and governance
performance; thematic strategies including clean energy and green
portfolios; and portfolios that incorporate faith-based values.”

“Great Lakes Advisors has long been recognized as a leader in socially
responsible investing,” said Nielsen. “I am impressed by the way they
engage with clients to understand their beliefs and create customized
investment solutions tailored to their values and goals. With more than
25 years of experience in socially responsible investing and an
innovative approach to sustainable and responsible strategies, Great
Lakes Advisors offers a unique combination of products and services that
differentiates it from other firms.”

Nielsen comes to Great Lakes Advisors from Christian Brothers Investment
Services (CBIS), where he led the Catholic Responsible Investing
practice. In this role, he was responsible for managing portfolio
screening, proxy voting, and corporate engagement strategies of the firm
and for working with participants and prospects to evaluate strategies
and performance.

Prior to CBIS, Nielsen was the Manager of Socially Responsible Investing
at the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits of the United
Methodist Church where he addressed environmental, governance, and human
rights issues with portfolio companies. Nielsen holds an M.B.A. from the
University of Chicago and a B.A. with honors from the University of

Great Lakes Advisors is a value-oriented manager providing customized
investment solutions to religious institutions, endowments and
foundations, family offices, and private clients. It was one of the
first to offer investment portfolios that incorporate the values of
clients into security selection and has been an innovator in integrating
environmental, social, and governance (ESG) research into portfolio
construction. The firm currently manages nearly $7 billion in assets for
public funds, not-for-profits, faith-based institutions, Taft-Hartley
funds, corporations, endowments and foundations, health care plans,
platform relationships, and high net worth individuals. Great Lakes
Advisors creates long-term solutions for clients through consistent
implementation of conservative investment approaches that seek to
deliver competitive performance in all markets.


For Great Lakes Advisors
John Vita, 847-853-8283