David P. Kelly, Managing Director, is the Chief Market Strategist for J.P. Morgan Funds. An employee since 2008, David provides valuable insight and perspective on the economy and markets to thousands of financial advisors and their clients. Throughout his career, David has developed an unique ability to explain complex economic and market issues in a language that financial advisors can use to communicate to their clients. He is a keynote speaker at many national investment conferences. David is also a frequent guest on CNBC, and other financial news outlets and is widely quoted in the financial press. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan Funds, David served as economic advisor to Putnam Investments. In the industry since 1990, he has also served as a senior strategist/economist at SPP Investment Management, Primark Decision Economics, Lehman Brothers and DRI/McGraw-Hill. He has a B.A. in economics from University College Dublin in the Republic of Ireland, an Ph.D. and M.A. in economics from Michigan State University. David is also a CFA charterholder.