Vice President of Responsible Investing
Global Investments & Trading
Kent McClanahan is tasked with leading responsible investing efforts, including environmental, social and governance (ESG) and impact investing, in coordination with colleagues across the organization. His responsibilities in this role are advisor and client education, thought leadership and due diligence across a number of investment types and vehicles.
He started in the financial services industry in 2005. Prior to joining RBC Wealth Management, McClanahan was an analyst at Defined Contribution Advisors, where his primary responsibilities were manager of due diligence and constructing retirement plans. In his previous role at RBC Wealth Management, McClanahan was a member of the Global Manager Research team, working alongside investment managers in the responsible investing space.
McClanahan holds an MBA from the Kenan-Flager Business School from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. He received a bachelor’s degree in business and history from Concordia College. McClanahan has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Minnesota.