Our People

An entrepreneurial culture is a hallmark of Cambiar’s success.

Cambiar does not subscribe to the notion that more is better. Rather, our approach has always been to have a focused team of experts across our various departments that possess strong academic backgrounds and pertinent industry experience.

As a firm that is 100% employee owned – this independent ownership structure enables everybody to be a part of a stable and motivated employee base and allows our goals to be aligned with those of our clients.

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Investment

  • Brian M. Barish, CFA

    Brian M. Barish, CFA

    President, Chief Investment Officer

    Brian Barish is the President and CIO at Cambiar Investors and is responsible for the oversight of all investment functions at the firm.  Mr. Barish has over 28 years of investment experience. 

    Prior to joining Cambiar in 1997, Mr. Barish served as Director of Emerging Markets Research for Lazard Freres & Co., a New York based investment bank.  Mr. Barish also worked as a securities analyst with Bear, Stearns & Co. and Arnhold & S. Bleichroeder, a New York based research firm.  Mr. Barish received a BA in Economics and Philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

  • Ania A. Aldrich, CFA

    Ania A. Aldrich, CFA

    Investment Principal

    Ania Aldrich is an Investment Principal at Cambiar Investors and has over 28 years of investment experience.  In addition to her research responsibilities, Ania also serves as co-Portfolio Manager of the Cambiar Global Equity strategy.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 1999, Ms. Aldrich was a global equity analyst at Bankers Trust, where she covered the financial services and transportation sectors.  Ania began her investment career as a senior investor relations professional at BET PLC, a New York based communications firm.  Ms. Aldrich received an MBA in Finance from Fordham University, a BA in Computer Science from Hunter College and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

  • Andrew P.  Baumbusch

    Andrew P. Baumbusch

    Investment Principal

    Andy Baumbusch is an Investment Principal at Cambiar Investors, and has over 19 years of investment experience.  In addition to his research responsibilities, Mr. Baumbusch also serves as co-Portfolio Manager of the Cambiar Small Cap Value and Small-Mid Value strategies.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 2004, Andy served in an investment analyst capacity at Franklin Templeton, Atrium Capital and Alex Brown & Sons.  Mr. Baumbusch received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BA in Economics from Princeton University.

  • Timothy A. Beranek

    Timothy A. Beranek

    Investment Principal

    Tim Beranek is an Investment Principal at Cambiar Investors, and has over 25 years of investment experience.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 1999, Tim worked at Resources Trust, where he oversaw financial controls for the company’s mutual fund trading relationships.  Mr. Beranek began his investment career at Merrill Lynch.  Mr. Beranek received a Masters in Finance from the University of Colorado and a BS in Economics from the University of South Dakota.

  • Colin M. Dunn, CFA

    Colin M. Dunn, CFA

    Investment Principal

    Colin Dunn is an Investment Principal at Cambiar Investors, and has 17 years of industry experience.  In addition to his research responsibilities, Colin also serves as co-Portfolio Manager of the Cambiar Small-Mid Value strategy. Prior to joining Cambiar in 2011, he worked at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., in the Investment Banking and Equity Research Departments. Mr. Dunn began his career in 2000 as an Analyst in the Investment Banking Division at UBS. Mr. Dunn received a BS in Finance and International Business from Georgetown University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

  • Jennifer M. Dunne, CFA

    Jennifer M. Dunne, CFA

    Investment Principal

    Jennifer Dunne is an Investment Principal at Cambiar Investors, and has over 23 years of investment experience.  In addition to her research responsibilities, Ms. Dunne serves as Portfolio Manager of the Cambiar International Equity strategy.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 2005, Jennifer was a senior equity analyst at Founders Asset Management LLC.  Ms. Dunne received a graduate diploma from the London School of Economics, a Masters in Economics from the University of British Columbia, a BA from the University of Colorado and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

  • Todd L. Edwards, PhD

    Todd L. Edwards, PhD

    Investment Principal

    Todd Edwards is an Investment Principal at Cambiar Investors, and has over 22 years of investment experience.  In addition to his company research responsibilities, Mr. Edwards also oversees Cambiar’s macroeconomic and policy research efforts.  Todd also serves as co-Portfolio Manager for the Cambiar Global Equity and International Small Cap strategies.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 2007, Todd was a Director in the Global Emerging Markets Group at Citigroup.  Todd also served as Director of Research and Equity Strategist at BBVA Securities.  Mr. Edwards began his investment career as a research analyst at Salomon Brothers.  An accomplished author, he has written books on Brazil and Argentina.  Mr. Edwards received a PhD and MA from Tulane University and a BA from Colorado College. 

  • Munish Malhotra, CFA

    Munish Malhotra, CFA

    Investment Principal

    Munish Malhotra is an Investment Principal at Cambiar Investors and has over 17 years of investment experience. Prior to joining Cambiar in 2017, Mr. Malhotra worked at Marsico Capital Management as a Portfolio Manager/Senior Analyst for the International Opportunities and Global Flexible Capital strategies. Munish began his career at Driehaus Capital Management in Chicago as a Research Associate. Mr. Malhotra received an MA in Economics from Denver University and a BA in Finance and International Studies at Loyola University in Chicago and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

  • Katherine L. Minyard, CFA

    Katherine L. Minyard, CFA

    Investment Principal

    Kate Minyard is an Investment Principal at Cambiar Investors, and has over 18 years of investment experience.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 2014, Kate worked as an Executive Director in the Equity Research Team of J.P. Morgan.  Ms. Minyard received an MBA from INSEAD in France, has a BS in Applied Mathematics from Texas A&M University, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

  • Alvaro Shiraishi

    Alvaro Shiraishi

    Investment Principal

    Alvaro Shiraishi is an Investment Principal at Cambiar Investors, and has over 24 years of investment experience.  In addition to his research responsibilities, Mr. Shiraishi also serves as co-Portfolio Manager of the Cambiar Global Equity and International Small Cap strategies.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 2007, Alvaro worked at Aon Corporation, where he conducted risk management research for the industrials and construction industries.  Mr. Shiraishi began his investment career as an equity analyst for UBS.  Mr. Shiraishi received a BA in Economics from Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City.

  • Jeffrey H. Susman

    Jeffrey H. Susman

    Investment Principal

    Jeff Susman is an Investment Principal at Cambiar Investors, and has over 17 years of investment experience.  In addition to his research responsibilities, Mr. Susman also serves as co-Portfolio Manager on the Cambiar Small Cap Value strategy.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 2005, Mr. Susman worked at UBS Investment Bank, where he was an associate analyst on the Global Communications Equipment Equity Research Team.  Jeff began his investment career as a Research Associate at Wellington Management.   Mr. Susman received an MBA in Finance and Corporate Strategy from the University of Michigan, and a BA in Economics and International Relations from Tufts University.

  • Charmaine Chan, PhD

    Charmaine Chan, PhD

    Senior Analyst

    Charmaine Chan is a Senior Analyst at Cambiar Investors, and has over 7 years of investment experience.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 2016, Ms. Chan worked at Arrowpoint Partners, where she was an investment analyst.  Charmaine began her investment career as a Senior Equity Research Associate at RBC Capital Markets.  Ms. Chan received a PhD in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University and a BA in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from College of Wooster. 

  • Adam Ballantyne

    Adam Ballantyne

    Research Associate

    Adam Ballantyne is a Research Associate at Cambiar Investors and has over five years of industry experience. Prior to Cambiar, Adam was an Equity Research Associate at KeyBanc Capital Markets in New York City where he covered the home builder and building product sectors. Before KeyBanc, Adam covered the Aerospace and Defense sector at Buckingham Research Group in New York City. Adam began his career at NERA Economic Consulting, where he focused on Antitrust and Intellectual Property litigation. Adam graduated in 2011 from the University of Michigan with a BA in Economics & Political Science.

  • Benjamin Zerman

    Benjamin Zerman

    Research Associate

    Ben Zerman is a Research Associate at Cambiar Investors with over five years of investment experience. Before joining Cambiar in 2017, Ben was an Equity Research Associate at Morgan Stanley in New York City where he covered the consumer & specialty finance and retail hardline/broadline sectors. He began his career in 2009 at Ernst & Young in New York City as a financial services consultant and accounting specialist, primarily focusing on financial regulatory reform for global banks and derivatives valuation for the firm’s audit practice. Ben graduated in 2009 from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan with a BBA in Finance & Accounting.
     

Sales & Client Servicing

  • Nancy H. Wigton

    Nancy H. Wigton

    Executive Director - Sales & Marketing

    Nancy Wigton is the Executive Director of Sales and Marketing at Cambiar Investors, and has over 32 years of industry experience.  Ms. Wigton oversees all facets of client relations and new business development at Cambiar.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 1994, Nancy was a Vice President at Dreman Value Management, where she was responsible for portfolio management, marketing and client services.  Ms. Wigton received a BA in Finance from James Madison University.

  • Kevin Fitzpatrick, CFA

    Kevin Fitzpatrick, CFA

    Director - Institutional Sales

    Kevin Fitzpatrick is a Director of Institutional Sales and Client Services at Cambiar Investors, and has over 21 years of industry experience.  Mr. Fitzpatrick is responsible for new business development and client relations within the institutional consultant community.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 2006, Kevin was a First Vice President within Smith Barney’s Consulting Group, where he was a Manager on the Global Equity Research Team.  Mr. Fitzpatrick received an MBA from Villanova University, a BS in Finance from Pennsylvania State University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

  • James W. Stamper

    James W. Stamper

    Director - Institutional Sales

    Jim Stamper is a Director of Institutional Sales and Client Services at Cambiar Investors, and has over 21 years of industry experience.  Mr. Stamper is responsible for new business development and client relations within the institutional consultant community.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 2016, Jim spent over 9 years at Keeley Asset Management where he was a Senior Vice President and Director of Client Service.  Before that, Jim spent over 10 years on the investment consulting side of the business at Hewitt Associates.  Mr. Stamper received a BA in International Relations from Michigan State University. 

  • Christopher T. Berry

    Christopher T. Berry

    Senior Vice President

    Chris Berry is a Senior Vice President of Sales and Client Services at Cambiar Investors, and has over 21 years of industry experience.  Mr. Berry is responsible for new business development and client relations in the Mid-Atlantic region.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 2003, Chris was an internal salesperson and product specialist for Oppenheimer Funds.  Before that, Chris was an Institutional Equity Sales Trader for Tucker Anthony.  Mr. Berry began his career as an Economist for the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  Mr. Berry received a BA in Economics from Hobart College.

  • Molly D. Cisneros

    Molly D. Cisneros

    Senior Vice President

    Molly Cisneros is a Senior Vice President of Sales and Client Services at Cambiar Investors, and has over 26 years of industry experience.  Ms. Cisneros is responsible for new business development and client relations in the mid-west region.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 2004, Molly was Director of Corporate and Community Relations at INVESCO.  Before that role, Molly served as the Director of Investor Relations for the INVESCO Global Health Sciences Fund.  Ms. Cisneros received an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Regis University and a BA in Business Administration, Finance and International Business from the University of Colorado, Denver.

  • Christopher Curwen

    Christopher Curwen

    Senior Vice President

    Chris Curwen is a Senior Vice President of Sales and Client Services at Cambiar Investors, and has over 31 years of industry experience.  Mr. Curwen is responsible for new business development and client relations in the Northeast.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 2006, Chris was a Senior Vice President in Institutional Equity Sales at Lehman Brothers.  Additionally, Mr. Curwen was a Managing Director in International Equity Sales at Bear Stearns.  Mr. Curwen began his career in marketing with the Economist Newspaper in London.  Mr. Curwen received an MBA from New York University, and a BA in Economics from Reading University in the UK. 

  • Karl R.S. Engelmann

    Karl R.S. Engelmann

    Senior Vice President

    Karl Engelmann is a Senior Vice President of Sales and Client Services at Cambiar Investors, and has over 25 years of industry experience.  Mr. Engelmann is responsible for new business development and client relations in the southern region. Prior to joining Cambiar in 2002, Karl was with INVESCO as a Vice President of Alliance Sales for the Southern Region.  Before that, Karl served as an Institutional Key Account Manager at AIM.  Mr. Engelmann began his career at Capstone Capital Management Company.   Mr. Engelmann received a BA in Journalism from Southwest Texas State University.

  • Katie S. Frisch

    Katie S. Frisch

    Senior Vice President

    Katie Frisch is a Senior Vice President of Sales and Client Services at Cambiar Investors and has over 13 years of industry experience. Ms. Frisch is responsible for new business development and client relations in the mountain region.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 2004, Katie was a marketing analyst for Mesirow Financial, a Chicago based financial firm. Before that, she served as a Product Manager at Quark Software. Ms. Frisch received a BA in International Relations from Emory University. 

  • Leonard J. Keating III

    Leonard J. Keating III

    Senior Vice President

    Len Keating is a Senior Vice President of Sales and Client Services at Cambiar Investors and has over 19 years of industry experience. Mr. Keating is responsible for new business development and client relations in the western region. Prior to joining Cambiar in 2006, Len was a Vice President with the Capital Markets Group at Northern Trust Investments. Mr. Keating also served as a Vice President and Regional Manager with Rorer Asset Management. Mr. Keating began his career at Nuveen Investments. Mr. Keating received an MSc in Economic History from the London School of Economics and a BA in History and Economics from Boston University.

  • Ryan J. Newton

    Ryan J. Newton

    Vice President

    Ryan Newton is a Vice President at Cambiar Investors and has over 17 years of industry experience.  Mr. Newton is responsible for new business development and client relations across the country supporting our Regional Directors.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 2014, he held various roles including Senior Internal Sales Consultant, Internal Sales manager, and Associate Director at Janus Capital and also invested time with Old Mutual Investment Partners and Jackson National in business development and distribution roles.  Mr. Newton received a BA in Business Management from Fort Lewis College.

  • Greg Vandervelde

    Greg Vandervelde

    Vice President

    Greg Vandervelde is a Vice President at Cambiar Investors and has over 22 years of industry experience.  Mr. Vandervelde is responsible for new business development and client relations across the country supporting our Regional Directors.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 2013, he was an Internal Sales Representative with OppenheimerFunds, Curian Capital and Old Mutual Capital.  Greg began his career with Kemper Securities in Chicago in the Institutional Sales department.  He also has experience as a financial advisor and equity trader.  Mr. Vandervelde received a B.S. Business Administration degree from the University of Denver.

Marketing & Analytics

  • John Le

    John Le

    Senior Vice President - Marketing & Analytics

    John Le is a Senior Vice President of Marketing and Analytics and has over 12 years of industry experience. Mr. Le oversees the creation and development of all marketing content, data analytics and digital communications at Cambiar.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 2007, he was the Marketing Manager for Old Mutual Investment Partners.  Before that, began his career at U.S. Bank.  Mr. Le received a BS in Finance from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

  • Clay Mitchell, CFA

    Clay Mitchell, CFA

    Vice President - Marketing & Analytics

    Clay Mitchell is a Vice President of Marketing & Analytics at Cambiar Investors and has over 10 years of industry experience.  Mr. Mitchell provides performance attribution, portfolio coverage, industry research and competitive analysis and a variety of other services for marketing personnel and clients.  Prior to joining Cambiar, he held positions at TIAA-CREF, Janus Capital and Old Mutual Investment Partners.  He received a BS in Finance from the University of Colorado at Boulder and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

  • Ben Youngdahl, CIPM

    Ben Youngdahl, CIPM

    Vice President - Marketing & Analytics

    Ben Youngdahl is a Vice President of Marketing & Analytics at Cambiar Investors and has over eight years of industry experience.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 2014, he worked as a Performance Analyst for Pax World Management.  Mr. Youngdahl began his career at Wellington Management in Boston, working with the Global Relationship Group.  He received his MBA from Northeastern University, his BA in Political Science from Syracuse University and holds the CIPM designation.

  • Ashley Archibeque

    Ashley Archibeque

    Marketing & Analytics

    Ashley Archibeque is a member of the Marketing and Analytics team at Cambiar Investors and has over five years of industry experience.  Ms. Archibeque assists the internal team with client’s requests as well as supporting the external sales team.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 2012, she worked for Prima Capital.  Before that she worked directly with executive management at AFG, LLC, a private real estate firm.  Ms. Archibeque received a BA in Finance from Regis University.

Trading

  • Rod Hostetler

    Rod Hostetler

    Director - Trading

    Rod Hostetler is Director of Trading at Cambiar Investors and has over 21 years of industry experience.  Prior to joining Cambiar as the head trader in 2000, he served as operations/trade support manager for the Investment Management Group at Qwest Communications.  Mr. Hostetler holds an MBA from the University of Colorado, a BA from Kansas State University and is a Board Member of the Denver Security Traders Association.

Compliance

  • Christine Simon

    Christine Simon

    Executive Director of Compliance & Operations

    Christine Simon is the Executive Director of Compliance and Operations at Cambiar and has over 28 years of investment industry experience.  Prior to joining Cambiar in 2000, she was an operations manager at Citigroup Diners Club.  She began her career with Merrill Lynch.  Christine holds a BA in Business Administration from Stephens College.

Legal

  • Evan Geldzahler

    Evan Geldzahler

    General Counsel

    Evan Geldzahler is General Counsel for Cambiar Investors and has over 25 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Cambiar in 2014, he was an Associate General Counsel at Marsico Capital Management. He began his career at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Evan holds a JD from the Emory University School of Law and a BBA from University of Texas.

Operations

  • Lara Selvaggi

    Lara Selvaggi

    Director - Operations

    Lara Selvaggi is the Director of Operations at Cambiar and has over 14 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Cambiar in 2013, she was a Team Lead at Clayton Fixed Income Services. Prior to that, she worked in Trading and Operations at Simms Capital Management, Inc. She holds a BA from Bucknell University.