George Clark is a Founding Partner and the Chief Investment Officer for Venturi Wealth Management. George applies his extensive institutional capital markets experience to developing tailored investment strategies for clients. He is skilled in investment evaluation and selection, portfolio design, risk assessment, and macro strategy. George works in concert with the team to ensure that a client’s investment profile aligns with his or her wealth management initiatives.

Prior to moving to Venturi Wealth Management, George spent 18 years managing large institutional relationships for Merrill Lynch in Texas and the Southeastern United States. He focused on investment strategy and equities allocations for institutions between $2 -$100 billion. George also spent four years at the Texas Permanent School Fund, where he was an Equities Trader and Sector Analyst for the $29 billion endowment. George holds a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) charterholder.