Title: Director and Senior Credit Analyst
Firm: Wells Fargo Principal Investments
Claire Voorhees is a director and senior credit analyst at Wells Fargo Principal Investments, providing investment recommendations and analyzing credit opportunities for the bank’s municipal bond portfolio. In 2016, she moved to San Francisco to join Principal Investments covering general obligation bonds, specializing in Illinois and Chicago.
Claire served as vice president and member of the investment team at Fundamental Credit Opportunities, and before that was an associate in Municipal Credit Research at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
No stranger to awards, Claire was recognized twice in Smith’s Research and Gradings’ Municipal All-Star Awards and was named a Smith’s Municipal Rising All-Star in 2015.
Claire is a member of National Federation of Municipal Analysts, Women in Public Finance, and the San Francisco Society of Municipal Analysts. She appeared on a panel at the first annual Muni Bond Women’s Forum in 2015 and moderated an NFMA panel at its national conference. Before moving to San Francisco, Claire was an active member of MAGNY.
Additionally, Claire is an oenophile and loves to travel, but things really work out well when she is able to combine her two passions. Two years ago she took a trip, which she calls her favorite, which began with the Bordeaux Grand Cru Harvest Tour and ended in Paris. She also professes a love for the beaches, singling out those in Cape Town, South Africa, and on the Indian Ocean in Plettenberg as “amazing.”
“Claire is a dedicated public finance professional, involved with the industry though memberships and engagements. She is well spoken and personable.” Patricia Healy, Financial Advisor, Cumberland Advisors