About Jeff Urbina
Jeff Urbina was born in Middleton, New York in 1955. He joined William Blair & Company in 1996 as part of the international growth team. He oversees international small cap and emerging markets strategy and research. Previously, he was a senior vice president and portfolio manager at Van Kampen. He also served as the director of research and was a member of the Investment Policy Committee for the firm. Prior to joining Van Kampen in 1991, Jeff spent almost 15 years in the commercial banking business with Citibank where he was a vice president and senior relationship manager in the bank’s real estate group, and with Harris Bank in Chicago where he was an international banking officer. He graduated with a B.A. from Northwestern University and M.M. from the Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Outside of fund management he is keen on music and theatre.