Stephanie Link

Stephanie Link

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Stephanie Link is Chief Investment Strategist and Portfolio Manager at Hightower Advisors, a national wealth management firm based in Chicago, Illinois. She provides OCIO services, model portfolios, investment research, and due diligence to Hightower advisors who are seeking to grow assets. With nearly 30 years of experience in the investment management industry, Link has gained particular expertise in securities, investment advisory, mutual funds, trading, and fundamental analysis.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Link began her career in the institutional sales department of Dean Witter Reynolds.
  • At Prudential Equity Group, she was ranked #1 in sales for 9 consecutive years internally from analysts and was top 10 in ranking with all clients. 
  • At TheStreet, she oversaw premium content including 50 active contributors and a variety of newsletter services.
  • At TIAA Investments, she co-managed the CREF Stock Variable Annuity Portfolio using a complimentary allocation of actively managed disciplines, fundamental analysis, and quantitative structure.



  • Link is frequently sought after for industry events and by the media.
  • She is a CNBC contributor for several shows, including The Halftime Report, Closing Bell, and Squawk Box.