Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Fiduciary Management
Ted D. Kellner is chairman and chief executive officer of Fiduciary Management, Inc. of Milwaukee, Wis. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst with more than 39 years of investment experience, and a founder and portfolio manager for Fiduciary Management, Inc., an investment management firm established in 1980. The firm currently manages more than $5 billion in assets. Kellner also founded and serves as a director and treasurer of Fiduciary Real Estate Development, Inc., which owns more than 3,500 multi-family units in the state of Wisconsin. Kellner serves on the boards of American Family Mutual Insurance Company, Lakeview Equity Partners, Marshall & Illsley, Metavante Corporation, and Mason Wells, Inc.
In the non-profit arena, Kellner has served on the board of Milwaukee-area organizations, including the Children’s Hospital System, the Greater Milwaukee Committee, the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee World Festival, Inc., and the United Way of Greater Milwaukee.
Kellner and his wife, Mary, BSE 1968, have been generous contributors to UW-Madison. Kellner has held many top volunteer posts, including chairman of the board of the University of Wisconsin Foundation, president of the Wisconsin Alumni Association and president of the Wisconsin School of Business Board of Visitors. In 1994, Kellner was awarded the Wisconsin Distinguished Business Alumnus Award from the business school and in 1998, he received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Wisconsin Alumni Association.