Robert Kendall is President of Raymond James Investment Management, overseeing all strategic growth and business development efforts. He joined the firm in 2021. An accomplished veteran with 26 years of asset management industry experience, he has significant experience in investments, distribution, product structures, operating models, financials, and international markets. Previously, he was CEO of DWS Americas. At DWS Group, the global asset management business of Deutsche Bank, and its predecessor organizations, he led the formation of DWS USA Corporation and oversaw all aspects of its strategic business growth and development in the United States. Earlier in his career, he served in multiple leadership roles across client coverage, account management, and product development at the Van Kampen Investments unit of Morgan Stanley Investment Management. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business.