2021 Economic Outlook: The Next Phase
Kim A. Krause, CFA
January 14, 2021
After a turbulent 2020 that included a global pandemic, the sharpest decline in economic growth since World War II, an elongated US election process, and mass global protests, 2021 is poised to see a rebound in global growth, though the path forward will be uneven and highly dependent on the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines.
Kim A. Krause, CFA First Vice President Investment Advisor Kim is an Investment Advisor within the Foundations and Endowments Specialty Practice at SunTrust Bank. She offers clients more than 20 years of investment management experience. Kim has earned the professional designation of Chartered Financial Analyst from the CFA Institute and is a graduate of Florida State University. She also has earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Nova Southeastern University. As an Investment Adviser, Kim advises on the development and implementation of investment strategies to help clients meet their short and long term goals. She follows a disciplined process of assessing an organization’s financial situation, determining risk tolerance, forming and executing an appropriate investment strategy, and regular portfolio rebalancing and reporting in order to obtain measurable results. SunTrust’s Foundations and Endowments Specialty Practice delivers comprehensive investment advisory, administration, planned giving, custody, trust and fiduciary services to nonprofit organizations. The firm administers assets for foundations, hospitals, educational institutions, cultural organizations, human service agencies, associations, municipalities and other nonprofits. Kim joined SunTrust in 2011. As a member of the firm’s Thought Leadership Editorial Committee, Kim contributes investment-related content for the development of white papers and webinars. She has also represented the firm as a featured speaker at several industry conferences. Prior to joining SunTrust, Kim held various positions at Franklin Templeton Institutional Investments. Kim is a member of CFA Miami and volunteers her time at several local community organizations.