Amado has been with Waddell & Reed since 2009. Prior to joining the team he was part of a portfolio strategy group for another firm. Through the years, Amado has worn many hats within the practice. Now he focuses primarily on the investments while maintaining and building new client relationships. He has held his securities licenses since 2008.
Amado attended the University of California at Santa Barbara where he received his Bachelor of Arts. He has earned his Series 7, 66, and CA insurance license. He is responsible for research and leading the team’s quarterly investment committee meetings.
Amado enjoys building portfolio models at work and RC models at home. He currently has a “fleet” of vehicles that he regularly races and maintains. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and children and looks forward to his eldest graduating from Bellarmine in 2016. No day would be complete without spending quality time with his beloved dog – Bonita.
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