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Robert Goldsborough

Robert Goldsborough is an analyst covering equity strategies on Morningstar’s manager research team. He focuses on U.S.-equity sector open-end, closed-end, and exchange-traded funds, including real estate and master limited partnership funds.

Before joining Morningstar in 2010, he was a consulting equity analyst for Crystal Rock Capital Management. He spent seven years at Ariel Investments as an equity analyst and later as a vice president of research and a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Before Ariel, he was an associate equity analyst for UBS Global Asset Management. He has also worked as a research associate for Kirk Tyson International, a freelance reporter for the Chicago Tribune, and an investigative reporting associate for WBBM-TV in Chicago.

Goldsborough holds a bachelor’s degree in modern languages from Knox College, a master’s degree in news management from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.


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