At Invesco PowerShares, Mr. McRedmond seeks to increase the awareness and usage of PowerShares ETFs within the various distribution channels, with a focus on working with analysts, due diligence groups and portfolio managers using ETFs in various investment strategies. Additionally, Mr. McRedmond services the institutional and international channels for PowerShares' US-listed ETFs.
He joined PowerShares in 2005 from A.G. Edwards, where he was Associate Vice President and a member of the Allocation Advisors Investment Committee. While at A.G. Edwards, Mr. McRedmond also served as senior analyst covering exchange-traded funds and closed-end funds and was a part of the team that launched and managed A.G. Edwards' discretionary ETF-wrap portfolios. Mr. McRedmond was also a member of the St. Louis Financial Analysts Society. Prior to joining A.G. Edwards, Mr. McRedmond began his career at Charles Schwab were he was a founding member and supervisor of the Schwab 500 Active Trader group.
Mr. McRedmond has been quoted in numerous publications such as Barron's, Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Forbes, Institutional Investor, The NY Times and Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine. In 2012 Mr. McRedmond received an ETP Icon of the Industry Award at the 8th Annual Global ETF Awards. In 2009 and 2008 he received the award for Contribution to the ETF Sector at the Capital Link Closed-End Funds and Global ETF Awards Conference and was also an Honorable Mention recipient in 2007.