Director of Portfolio Advisory Group,
A 30-year veteran of the securities industry, Janet Engels is responsible for driving RBC Wealth Management’s investment strategy and overseeing and developing research and analysis. Engels became director of RBC Wealth Management’s Portfolio Advisory Group in 2002 following the acquisition of Tucker Anthony Inc. She is currently Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Portfolio Advisory Committee (GPAC), which provides strategic analysis of financial markets and guidance on asset allocation and portfolio construction.
Engels’ career began in the equity research department of Tucker Anthony in the early 1980s, where she helped establish the firm’s equity strategies group, which was tasked with identifying attractive investment ideas. She was named director of equity research in 1991 for San Francisco-based Sutro & Co., the sister firm of Tucker Anthony. In 1994, she rejoined Tucker Anthony in New York as senior vice president and director of the Equity Strategies group.
Engels holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bucknell University in Pennsylvania.