Senior Consultant, Advisor Education
Mr. Ekberg is a senior consultant in advisor education at PIMCO. He provides training to financial professionals on advanced wealth planning topics, including retirement strategies, alternative investments, and goals-based wealth management. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2021, Mr. Ekberg was chief learning officer and managing director of professional development for the Investments & Wealth Institute (IWI), where he led the advisor education programs for advanced credentials in the financial industry. During his tenure at IWI, he oversaw the Certified Private Wealth Advisor (CPWA) certification education at the University of Chicago, and led the acquisition and development of the Retirement Management Advisor (RMA) certification. He has 19 years of investment and financial services experience and holds a master’s degree from Creighton University. He is a CFA charterholder and holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) and CPWA designations.