Kowalkowski has over twenty five years of experience in the capital markets implementing investment, banking, and treasury strategies. Prior to joining Enterprise Trust, he served as Senior Portfolio Manager at TIAA-CREF Trust Company since 2000. He has also served as Director of Treasury operations for BJC Health System and Senior Cash Management Analyst at Ralston Purina Company.
Joe Gazzoli, CEO of Enterprise Trust, said, “I am extremely pleased that Mike has joined us as Chief Investment Officer. He brings to our company an extensive knowledge of capital markets and investment strategies, coupled with a strong client service orientation. Focusing on our investment platform, he will ensure that our clients are benefitting from a robust menu of investment alternatives.”
Kowalkowski holds two Masters degrees: an M.S. in Finance and a M.S. in Economics, both from the University of Illinois. He has served on the Board of Directors of the University City Symphony Orchestra, Treasurer of the Haven of Grace in Old North St. Louis, and in several roles with the St. Louis Treasury Management Association, including President.
Enterprise Financial Services Corp operates commercial banking and wealth management businesses in metropolitan St. Louis, Kansas City and Phoenix. Its wealth management arm, Enterprise Trust, manages or administers more than $1.5 billion in assets, providing financial planning, private banking, investment management and trust services for successful individuals, private businesses and institutions.