David McNellis (New York) joined KKR in 2011 and serves as Head of Research for KKR's Global Macro, Balance Sheet and Risk team. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. McNellis was a managing director at Morgan Stanley Investment Management where he was head of research and a portfolio manager for the global macro and asset allocation team. Prior to his time at Morgan Stanley, he was a macro strategist at Fortress Investment Group and a U.S. equity strategist within equity research at Morgan Stanley. Mr. McNellis was also a member of Morgan Stanley's asset allocation committee. He earned a B.A. in Philosophy from Yale University, and is a CFA Charterholder.