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Andrew R. Adams, CFA, CIC

Andrew R. Adams, CFA, CIC

Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Officer
Lead Manager, Growth Fund  
Co-Manager, Small Cap Fund
Vice President, Mairs & Power Funds Trust 

Joined the firm in 2006

Industry experience since 1996

Andy began his career in the investment industry 10 years before joining Mairs & Power as Vice President and Investment Manager. In 2016, he was promoted to Executive Vice President and in 2018, he succeeded Mark L. Henneman as Chief Investment Officer.

As the firm's Chief Investment Officer, Andy implements overall investment policy, directs portfolio management, research, trading, investment strategy and risk management functions and has oversight responsibility for the equity research staff.

He was the lead manager of the Small Cap Fund from inception to April 2019. At that time, he was named a Co-Manager of the Small Cap Fund while also being named the Lead Manager of the Growth Fund. Previously, he had served as Co-Manager of the Growth Fund from January 2015 through March 2019. 

Following an internship with Madison Investment Advisors, Andy began his career in 1997 with Advantus Capital Management where he served as an investment officer. In 2003, he joined U.S. Bancorp Asset Management in Minneapolis where he co-managed a small cap blend mutual fund.

Andy earned a BBA in finance and mathematics and an MS degree in finance from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where he participated in the Applied Security Analysis Program.

He is a CFA charterholder as well as a Chartered Investment Counselor.

Andy serves on the Board of Northern Star Council/Boy Scouts of America.

He enjoys spending time with his family on the lake, on the slopes and biking, taking advantage of each of the distinct four seasons that Minnesota has to offer.