R. David Telling, Jr.

Senior Research Analyst
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R. David Telling, Jr.

David joined Frost Bank, the parent company of Frost Investment Advisors, LLC, in 2009. He has over 25 years of investment-related experience. David’s specialization includes primary research responsibilities for risk factor analysis, factor optimization, and allocation recommendations for traditional and alternative investment strategies.

Prior to joining the Adviser, he was a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of Telling and Company, LLC, a small private registered investment advisor. Mr. Telling held a 20 year long term career position with Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner and Smith serving in various capacities including branch management and in the early 2000’s developed, implemented and managed the two first ETF based PIA Program portfolios. As a First Vice President, Mr. Telling retired from Merrill Lynch in 2007.

David is a regular voting member of the CFA Institute and in the CFA Society of Texas, and a sustaining member of the Professional Risk Managers International Association (PRMIA).

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of South Florida.

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