Our Investment Team

Our Investment Team

  • O. Mason Hawkins, CFA

    O. Mason Hawkins, CFA

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Principal

    Southeastern since 1975
    45 years investment experience
    BA (Finance) University of Florida
    MBA (Finance) University of Georgia

  • G. Staley Cates, CFA

    G. Staley Cates, CFA

    President, Principal

    Southeastern since 1986
    31 years investment experience
    BBA (Finance) University of Texas

  • James E. Thompson, CFA

    James E. Thompson, CFA

    Principal

    Southeastern 1996-2007 and since 2010
    30 years investment experience
    BS (Business Administration) University of North Carolina
    MBA University of Virginia

  • Ross Glotzbach, CFA

    Ross Glotzbach, CFA

    Head of Research, Principal

    Southeastern since 2004
    14 years investment experience
    BA (Economics) Princeton University

  • Ken Siazon

    Ken Siazon

    Principal

    Southeastern since 2006, based in Singapore
    28 years investment experience
    BS (Systems Engineering) University of Virginia
    MBA Harvard Business School

  • Scott Cobb

    Scott Cobb

    Principal

    Southeastern since 2006, based in London
    22 years investment experience
    BA (History) University of Memphis
    MA (Theological Studies) Covenant Theological Seminary

  • Lowry H. Howell, CFA

    Lowry H. Howell, CFA

    Principal

    Southeastern since 2006
    22 years investment experience
    BA (Finance) Rhodes College
    MS (Accounting) Rhodes College

  • Josh Shores, CFA

    Josh Shores, CFA

    Principal

    Southeastern since 2007, based in London
    15 years investment experience
    BA (Philosophy and Religious Studies) University of North Carolina

  • Manish Sharma, CFA

    Manish Sharma, CFA

    Principal

    Southeastern since 2010, based in Singapore
    14 years investment experience
    B Tech (Mechanical Engineering) Indian Institute of Technology
    MS (Mechanical Engineering) Michigan State University
    MBA University of Chicago

  • Brandon Arrindell, CFA

    Brandon Arrindell, CFA

    Principal

    Southeastern since 2010
    9 years investment experience
    BA (Economics) Harvard College

  • Yaowen Zhang

    Yaowen Zhang

    Southeastern since 2014
    2 years investment experience
    B.B.A Hons (Accounting and Finance) National University of Singapore

  • David Vyravipillai

    David Vyravipillai

    Southeastern since 2014
    2 years investment experience
    MA Hons (Law) University of Cambridge

  • John Woodman

    John Woodman

    Southeastern since 2016
    12 years investment experience
    BA (Geography and Environmental Science) University of Oxford

Institutional Portfolio Management

  • Lee B. Harper

    Lee B. Harper

    Principal

    Southeastern since 1993
    24 years investment experience
    BA (History and Communications) University of Virginia
    MBA Harvard Business School