Mike Trudel, CFA
Michael Trudel, CFA, JD, Managing Director, is a member of the Global Allocation team within BlackRock's Multi-Asset Strategies Group. He is a global strategist, primarily responsible for macro strategy and portfolio analysis.
Mr. Trudel's service with the firm dates back to 1998, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Mr. Trudel joined Merrill Lynch Investment Managers in 1998 as a Senior Analyst in MLIM's Managed Solutions Group. Mr. Trudel joined the Merrill Lynch Global Allocation Fund in 2005 as a Portfolio Specialist and become a Senior Analyst for the Fund in 2010. Prior to joining MLIM, he was a Vice President in the media and telecommunications corporate lending area at the Bank of New York.
Mr. Trudel earned a BS degree in political science and psychology, cum laude, from the University of Massachusetts in 1991, a JD degree, cum laude, from Suffolk University in 1994, and an MBA degree from Boston University in 1997.