Professional Staff

Elijah McGowen

Investment Manager Research

Elijah joined RVK in 2017 as an Investment Analyst located in our Portland office. He was promoted to Senior Investment Analyst in 2018, Team Lead in 2019, and to his current role as Manager Research Analyst in 2020. Elijah’s primary responsibilities include researching fixed income investment options, creating investment manager search reports, and assisting clients and consulting teams with fixed income-related evaluation and research.

Previously, Elijah worked as a UBS Wealth Management intern for a team of financial advisors. Elijah also served as a Sector Leader for the Oregon State Investment Group, which reviews and analyzes public equity securities using valuation models and internally generated analyst reports. During the same period he functioned as a member of the first OSU team to win the regional CFA Institute Research Challenge and subsequently attend nationals.

Elijah graduated from Oregon State University with a BS degree in Finance as well as a minor in Economics. He has passed the CFA Level I Exam.