Mike McLelland, CFA, CAIA

Analyst, Research

Mike joined Clearstead in February 2021 as an Analyst within the Research Department. Mike is responsible for evaluating and monitoring alternative strategies, including hedge funds, real assets, private equity, and private credit. He conducts manager reviews, analyzes fund statistics, and forms investment recommendations that are integral parts of the due diligence process.

Prior to joining Clearstead, Mike was an investment advisor with PNC Institutional Asset Management. Mike earned a B.S.B.A degree in Finance from The Ohio State University. Mike is CFA Charterholder and an active member of the CFA Society of Cleveland.

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