David Villa

Executive Director/Chief Investment Officer

Working in investment management since 1992, David joined SWIB in 2006 as chief investment officer. He was previously chief investment officer for the Florida State Board of Administration.  Prior to joining the Florida Board, David worked for UBS Global Asset Management/Brinson Partners in Chicago for more than 10 years, most recently serving as executive director, client relationship manager.  His more than 30 years in the financial industry also includes positions with First Chicago and Arthur Andersen.  David obtained his B.A. in economics from Princeton University; M.A. in economics and Latin American studies from Stanford University; and MBA from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.  He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.

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