Finance & Operations

Michaelene J. Watson

Client Service Manager

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As Client Services Manager, Michaelene oversees Kovitz’ day to day client facing operations to ensure we are providing exceptional service.  In addition, Michaelene is heavily involved with the firm’s real estate offerings, providing support for the funds including new fund onboarding, periodic calling of capital, and ongoing investment servicing.

Prior to joining Kovitz Investment Group in 2011, Michaelene worked as a Branch Office Administrator at Edwards Jones Investments and spent over ten years at the Chicago Board of Trade working in various departments, including the Market and Product Development Department, where she assisted in the development and marketing of new Futures Contracts.