Board of Governors

IAA Officers and Board of Governors

Following are the current officers and the Board of Governors of the Investment Adviser Association:

Officers

Yvette Garcia

Chair
Yvette Garcia
Bessemer Trust

Allison Baur

Vice Chair
Allison Baur
Franklin Templeton Investments

Christine Carsman

Past Chair
Christine Carsman
Affiliated Managers Group, Inc.

Burnie E. Sparks, CFA

Treasurer
Burnie E. Sparks, CFA
Bailard, Inc.

Karen Barr

President & CEO
Karen Barr
Investment Adviser Association

Gail Bernstein

Secretary
Gail Bernstein
Investment Adviser Association

Board of Governors

Benjamin Alden

Benjamin Alden
Chief Risk Officer — Financial Advisor Services
Vanguard Group, Inc.
Malvern, PA
AUM: $5.7 T
 

Geoffrey Alexander

Geoffrey Alexander
Chief Executive Officer
R. M. Davis, Inc.
Portland, ME
AUM: $3.9 B
Wealth management firm for individuals, HNW individuals & charitable organizations 

Alison Baur

Alison Baur
Deputy General Counsel
Franklin Templeton Investments
San Mateo, CA
AUM: $435 B
Global asset management firm for institutions, retail and HNW clients 

Christine Carsman

Christine Carsman
Senior Policy Advisor
Affiliated Managers Group, Inc.
Prides Crossing, MA
AUM: $778 B
Invests in boutique asset and wealth management firms (40 independent firms)

Laura K. Drynan

Laura K. Drynan
Partner
Bourgeon Capital Management
Darlen, CT
AUM: $700 M
Wealth management firm focused on helping ultra-high net worth and high net worth individuals achieve their multi-generational investment goals

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James Febeo
Senior VP, Head of Federal Government Relations
Fidelity Investments
Boston, MA
AUM: $868.5 B
Global asset management firm for institutions, retail and HNW clients

Yvette Garcia

Yvette Garcia
Managing Director, General Counsel
Bessemer Trust
New York, NY
AUM: $14.9 B /over $100 B assets under supervision
Multifamily office that provides comprehensive investment management, wealth planning and family office services

Joan Giardina

Joan Giardina
Principal
Chesley, Taft & Associates, LLC
Chicago, IL
AUM: $1.6 B
Investment management for HNW clients, families, retirement plans, and small institutions

Catherine Halberstadt

Catherine C. Halberstadt
Co-President and Co-Chief Executive Officer
Osterweis Capital Management
San Francisco, CA
AUM: $5.4 B

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Bret Hester
Senior Managing Director and General Counsel
TIAA
New York, NY
AUM: $1.3 T
Financial services provider in the academic, research, medical, cultural, and government fields

Mason King

Mason King
Principal
Luther King Capital Management
Fort Worth, TX
AUM: $16.3 B
Investment advisory firm for HNW individuals, foundations, and other institutions

Charles Mahar

Charles Mahar
CEO/Chief Investment Officer
Tealwood Asset Management
Minneapolis, MN
AUM: $388 M
Investment management and financial planning for HNW clients

Christine Morgan

Christine Morgan
Deputy General Counsel
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.
Baltimore, MD
AUM: $940.6 B
Global asset management firm for institutions, retail and HNW clients 

Gwen Reinke

Gwen Reinke
Chief Compliance Officer
Vista Equity Partners
San Francisco, CA
AUM: $56.6 B
Institutional investment management

T. Williams Roberts, III

T. Williams Roberts, III
Partner and Co-President
GW&K Investment Management
Boston, MA
AUM: $53 B
Investment advisory firm serving individuals, institutional investors and financial advisors

Jeff Schweon

Jeff Schweon
Partner, Chief Legal Officer
Williams, Jones & Associates, LLC
New York, NY
AUM: $6.9 B
Investment and wealth management for HNW and UHNW clients

Burnie Sparks

Burnie Sparks
President
Bailard, Inc.
Foster City, CA
AUM: $3.9 B
Asset management and wealth management for HNW clients and small institutions

Peter Tuz

Peter Tuz
President, Senior Securities Analyst & Portfolio Manager
Chase Investment Counsel Corporation
Charlottesville, VA
AUM: $275 M
Investment management for HNW clients and some institutional

Steven Wilkes

Steven Wilkes
CEO and Portfolio Manager
Hutchinson Capital Management
Larkspur, CA
AUM: $585 M
Independent advisory firm serving individuals, HNW individuals, pension plans & corporations

Jane Williams

Jane Williams
Co-Founder and Chairman
Sand Hill Global Advisors, LLC
Palo Alto, CA
AUM: $2 B
Investment management, financial planning and advice to HNW clients, UHNW clients, and 501(c)(3) organizations

R. Kelly Williams Jr.

R. Kelly Williams, Jr.
President, CEO and Principal
Atlanta Capital Management Company, LLC
Atlanta, GA
AUM: $20.2 B
Investment advisory firm specializing in high quality stock and bond portfolios for institutional and individual clients.

Rana J. Wright

Rana J. Wright
General Counsel
Harris Associates L.P.
Chicago, IL
AUM: $136 B

Value investor seeking to invest in businesses priced at substantial discounts to intrinsic value. Manages long-only U.S., international, and global equity strategies offered through its mutual fund company, the Oakmark Funds.