BA ’76 Economics
Fiola has been affiliated as an investment management consultant with the consulting group of Morgan Stanley and predecessor firms since 1985. He began his career as a financial adviser with Smith Barney in Kansas City in 1978 before moving to the consulting group. Over the years, he has served in a number of capacities within the group, including senior regional analyst, senior national analyst, and regional consulting group director. He earned his certified investment management analyst certification from the Investment Management Consultants Association through the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 2000. More recently, Fiola serves as senior institutional consultant to a number of institutional and high net–worth client relationships in and around Kansas City.