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Christine F. Williams

Senior Portfolio Manager

Chris is a Senior Portfolio Manager on Chartwell’s fixed income investment team overseeing all the high-grade fixed income strategies. She was an original founding partner of the firm in 1997 and serves as a member of the Executive Committee and Investment Committee. She is also co-chair for the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. During her tenure at Chartwell, the fixed income team has grown to manage multiple mandates. Prior to joining Chartwell, Chris was an Assistant Vice President in fixed income at Meridian Investment Company. Chris began her career with Merrill Lynch.


  • B.S. in Economics from the University of Delaware
  • MBA in Finance from St. Joseph’s University
  • Member of the CFA® Institute and the CFA® Society of Philadelphia