Jack Dowd Vice President

Jack Dowd joined The Townsend Group in 2019 and serves as Vice President within the advisory group in San Francisco. His responsibilities include strategic and investment planning, portfolio analytics, investment recommendations, and performance reporting. Other responsibilities include manager due diligence, modeling exercises, and project research.  He is also a member of the ESG team.

Prior to his time at The Townsend Group, Mr. Dowd spent five years with the Capital Group where he provided equity management and research support for retail, institutional, and private client portfolio managers. Prior to Capital Group, Mr. Dowd spent three years with First American Financial where he worked as a member of the Investment Group which managed the fixed income investment portfolio for the company.

Mr. Dowd is a holder of the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.