Stuart's responsibilities include managing the University's $900 million broadly diversified endowment, and directing the cash management and treasury operations which include direct investment of approximately $650 million of University cash reserves. He also serves as the Treasurer and CIO of the University’s captive insurance company, RUMINCO, Ltd. Prior to joining the University in 2002, Stuart spent 15 years as a senior investment banker or executive officer in several investment banks including Dougherty & Company, EVERERN Securities, and Dain Rauscher Corporation. He also served for 10 years as a Vice President of Wells Fargo Corporation. He currently serves as a director on several charitable or non-profit organization boards. Stuart received a B.A. degree from St. Olaf College, and an MBA from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Business.