Daniel Beckman, CFA

President and Trustee, Columbia Funds


As president and principal executive officer of Columbia Funds, Dan is responsible for over 160 open-end, exchange-traded, closed-end and variable insurance funds. 



  • Acts as the sole Interested Trustee on the Columbia Funds board 
  • Prior to joining the organization in 2015, served as senior vice president of investment product management for Fidelity Financial Advisor Solutions, a division of Fidelity Investments
  • Served as chief operating officer of Banc One New Hampshire Asset Management
  • Worked as a managing associate at Coopers & Lybrand Consulting
  • Began his professional career in banking in 1984 and has been a member of the investment community since 1996
  • Holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation 


  • Northeastern University, MBA
  • Hobart College, B.A., political science and mathematics