Mr. Crager is the President of Envestnet which he co-founded in 1999. Crager has led the firmís platform, product and marketing strategy as well as the companyís relationship engagements. Along with Envestnet Chairman and CEO Jud Bergman, he has been a driving force behind a firm that has in just 16 years become the leading managed solutions service provider in terms of total platform assets and financial advisors served.† Crager and the team at Envestnet were first in the managed solutions industry to think more globally about how to streamline an independent advisorís practice by putting a broad range of fee-based products side by side in an easily accessed open-architecture portal.†
The Managed Money Institute named Crager the 2015 Industry Pioneer, the organizationís highest honor.† Before joining Envestnet, Crager served as a Managing Director at Rittenhouse Financial Services. There, he developed a widely recognized initiative that integrated value-added investor communications with a technology-driven client service platform.
Crager is a graduate of Fairfield University where he dual majored in Economics and English; he currently serves on Fairfield Universityís Board of Trustees.