Brian Jacobsen

Senior Investment Strategist
Brian Jacobsen


years in investment industry


Brian Jacobsen is a senior investment strategist for the Systematic Edge Multi-Asset team at Allspring Global Investments. In this role, he conducts research on risk premia and factors; leads the thought leadership efforts by collaborating with team members across the organization; consults on product development, enhancement, and management; and serves as one of the resident experts on the economy, politics, and the markets for internal and external publications and appearances.

Brian joined Allspring from its predecessor firm, Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM). He participates on a number of investment councils and research councils and is also a frequent guest on national and international television and radio networks, including CNBC, Bloomberg, and Fox Business News. Brian is often cited in the press as a source on the Federal Reserve, world economies, and the global markets. He is also an instructor of practice at Marquette University. Brian began his investment industry career in 1994.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. He also earned a law degree from Marquette University Law School. Brian has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®), CFP®, and CAIA designations.