New Invesco Role Targets Institutional Investors

Emily Foote McKinley previously worked in institutional client engagement at BlackRock.

Reviewed by: Heather Bell
Edited by: Heather Bell

Effective June 2, Invesco has hired BlackRock alum Emily Foote McKinley to be its first head of institutional specialists for ETFs and indexed strategies. She will report to Global Head of Invesco ETFs Anna Paglia.  

“Institutional interest in ETFs is quickly growing, and we are restructuring our leadership to ensure we are united with the needs of this client segment,” Paglia said.  

McKinley was a senior product strategist for institutional client engagement in her prior role at BlackRock. She will be based in Invesco’s New York City office.  

Invesco has roughly 240 ETFs currently trading on the U.S. market, representing more than $360 billion in assets under management. Its flagship fund, the Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ), has $167 billion in assets under management.  

Heather Bell is a former managing editor of She has also held editorial positions at Dow Jones Indexes and Lehman Brothers. Bell is a graduate of Dartmouth college and resides in the Denver area with her two dogs.