Mid-Year 2017 Outlook
As the U.S. Ages Gracefully, a Resurgence Abroad.
Keith Watts is a vice president and senior advisor consultant with OppenheimerFunds’ Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) channel. Based in Dallas, he joined the firm in 2015 to serve in the RIA channel in the Southeast region, and has more than 19 years of experience serving advisors and developing and distributing products, including one of the first 1940 Act funds of hedge funds.
Previously, he held a number of senior sales-management roles at such firms as Hatteras Funds, Goldman Sachs, Janus Capital Group, Merrill Lynch, Montgomery Asset Management and Hedge Fund Research. Throughout his career, Keith helped establish the role of liquid alternatives in portfolios of individual investors. He has also helped develop structured investment strategies using hedge-fund indices and offshore investment vehicles. He has a B.Sc. from Pittsburg State University, and served for nearly a decade as captain in the United States Marine Corps, where he was a naval flight officer.