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Team

Portfolio Management & Research

James R. Boothe, CFA
CIO, Portfolio Manager

Mr. Boothe joined Santa Barbara Asset Management in 2002. Prior to joining Santa Barbara, Mr. Boothe was a Portfolio Manager and an Industrials Analyst at USAA. Preceding this, he worked at San Juan Asset Management as a Portfolio Manager and Analyst. He has also published a series of institutional research papers on dividend stocks. Mr. Boothe received a B.B.A. from Kent State University and an M.B.A. in Finance from Loyola Marymount University. Mr. Boothe holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Hai H. Vu, Ph.D., CFA
Senior Vice President, Director of Research

Mr. Vu joined Santa Barbara Asset Management in 2007. Prior to joining Santa Barbara, Mr. Vu was Vice President and Equity Analyst at Jefferies & Co., following a universe of banks, thrifts, market makers and traders. Preceding this, he worked as a fixed income Quantitative Analyst at Western Asset Management. Mr. Vu received a B.S. in Mathematics from California State Hayward and his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from UCLA. Mr. Vu holds the CFA Institute Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

David S. Park, CFA, CPA
Senior Vice President, Research Analyst

Mr. Park joined Santa Barbara Asset Management in 2011. Prior to joining Santa Barbara, Mr. Park was an Equity Analyst at HighMark Capital Management, focusing on consumer, technology, telecom and industrials. Preceding this, he held several positions in finance and transactions as a Manager for M&A Transaction Support at Ernst & Young, Senior Analyst at Move, Inc. and as a Senior Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Park received a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles and an MBA from New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business. Mr. Park holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Aaron J. Brunette
Vice President, Research Analyst

Mr. Brunette joined Santa Barbara Asset Management in 2002. Prior to joining Santa Barbara, Mr. Brunette was a Research Analyst at Peritus Asset Management analyzing corporate fixed income securities across all sectors. Mr. Brunette received a B.A. in Economics & Business from Westmont College and an MBA with an emphasis in Finance from California Lutheran University.

Predrag (Pedja) S. Jovanovic
Vice President, Research Analyst

Mr. Jovanovic joined Santa Barbara Asset Management in 2014. Prior to joining Santa Barbara, Mr. Jovanovic was an Equity Analyst at HighMark Capital Management, focusing on energy, industrials, materials, technology, auto and auto parts and utilities. Preceding this, he held positions in sell-side research and private equity as a Research Associate at Wedbush Morgan Securities as well as an Associate at Pegasus Capital Group. Before starting his career in research and investments, he led a business development team as a Chief Applications Engineer at DiCon Fiberoptics. Mr. Jovanovic received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Brown University, an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management, and received his ALM in Sustainability and Environmental Management from Harvard University DCE.

William C. Prier, CFA
Research Associate

Mr. Prier joined Santa Barbara Asset Management in 2015. Prior to joining Santa Barbara, Mr. Prier was an Equity Research Associate at Oppenheimer & Company covering the Medical Devices sector. Preceding this, he worked as an internet and media Equity Research Associate at Roth Capital Partners. Mr. Prier received a B.A. in Economics and Business, with an emphasis in Finance, from Concordia University Irvine. Mr. Prier holds the CFA Institute Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Danielle M. Mahan
Research Associate

Ms. Mahan joined Santa Barbara Asset Management in 2017. Prior to joining Santa Barbara, Ms. Mahan was an Analyst at PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. supporting the growth of the correspondent group. Preceding this, she worked as an Associate Analyst covering technology, media and telecommunications sectors at Relational Investors, LLC. Ms. Mahan received a B.A. in Economics from University of California, Berkeley.

Management & Legal/Compliance

John A. Gomez
President

Mr. Gomez joined Santa Barbara Asset Management in 2006 as a Portfolio Advisor. Prior to joining Santa Barbara, Mr. Gomez was a Relationship Manager with ING Investment Management. At ING he serviced institutional clients in the Midwest across the Corporate, Foundation/Endowment, Public Fund and Taft-Hartley markets. Preceding this, Mr. Gomez was a Regional Director with Alliance Capital servicing Regional Broker Dealers and Registered Investment Advisers. Prior to this, Mr. Gomez worked with John Nuveen & Company where he was one of the founding members of Nuveen’s managed account group, Nuveen Private Investment Management. Mr. Gomez received a B.A. in Finance and an MBA in Financial Derivatives from Loyola University Chicago.

Avi M. Mizrachi**
Managing Director, General Counsel

Prior to joining Nuveen Investments in 2008, Mr. Mizrachi spent almost 9 years with Neuberger Berman/Lehman Brothers, ultimately serving as Deputy General Counsel for Neuberger Berman. Before that, Mr. Mizrachi worked at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Singer Zamansky, LLP and the National Association of Securities Dealers, holding various senior legal and compliance positions. Mr. Mizrachi received his B.A. in Accounting from Queens College, and received his J.D. from St. Johns University School of Law. He is a member of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association and the State Bar of New York.

Mary Ann Iudice**
Chief Compliance Officer

Prior to joining Nuveen in 2010, Ms. Iudice was the CCO of the Fixed Income, Cash and Currency Group at BNY Mellon Asset Management. Previously, Ms. Iudice held simultaneous CCO and compliance advisory roles at the Robeco Group's U.S. and non-U.S. registered affiliates. Before that, Ms. Iudice was a partner at Boston Partners Asset Management, LLC, serving as the firm's CCO until its acquisition by Robeco. Ms. Iudice also served as a Vice President of Fixed Income and Equity Operations/Administration at The Boston Company Asset Management. Ms. Iudice is a summa cum laude graduate of Northeastern University, University College, and holds a BS in business administration. She is a member of the National Society of Compliance Professionals, serves as the Vice President of the Southern California Compliance Group, and is an occasional speaker at industry conferences.

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Marketing & Client Service/Support

Eric S. Erway, CFA, CFP®
Vice President, Portfolio Specialist

Mr. Erway joined Santa Barbara Asset Management in 2017. Prior to joining Santa Barbara, Mr. Erway was the Director of Institutional Sales at Zacks Investment Management. Mr. Erway received a B.A. in Communications from Purdue University and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Kenan-Flagler Business School. Mr. Erway holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional.

Chris L. Perry
Vice President, Portfolio Specialist

Mr. Perry joined Santa Barbara Asset Management in 2004. Most recently, Mr. Perry worked as a Research Associate for Santa Barbara. Prior to that he was a Junior Portfolio Advisor, focusing on portfolio analytics, supporting the marketing and client service team. Mr. Perry received a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara and an MBA in Finance from the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. He has earned the Certification in Investment Performance Measurement.

Edward N. Lamson
Product Specialist

Mr. Lamson joined Santa Barbara Asset Management in 2013. Prior to joining Santa Barbara, Mr. Lamson worked for Nuveen Global Operations for five years, focusing on Client Service and Risk Management. Mr. Lamson received a B.A. from Dickinson College and an MBA in Finance from Loyola University Chicago.

Michele L. Ormont
Strategic Marketing Specialist

Ms. Ormont joined Santa Barbara Asset Management in 2014. Prior to joining Santa Barbara, Ms. Ormont worked at Janus Capital Group as Senior Marketing Project Manager. Preceding this, she worked at Nuveen Investments supporting marketing material creation across the managed account, mutual fund, and offshore UCITS product lines for Nuveen’s affiliated investment advisers. Ms. Ormont received a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Missouri, Columbia and an MBA in Marketing from the University of Kansas.

Kacie M. Bidwill
Marketing Associate

Ms. Bidwill joined Santa Barbara Asset Management in 2017. Prior to joining Santa Barbara, Ms. Bidwill was a Project and Marketing Manager for FLIRT Communications. Ms. Bidwill received a B.S. in Marketing from DePaul University.

Sarah L. Ellis
Client Service & Sales Representative

Ms. Ellis joined Santa Barbara Asset Management in 2017. Prior to joining Santa Barbara, Ms. Ellis held a Registered Advisor Associate role at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. Preceding this, Ms. Ellis worked for JP Morgan Chase as a Relationship Banker. Ms. Ellis received a B.S. in Business Administration & Psychology from Illinois State University.

Andrea J. Naar
Investment Executive Assistant

Ms. Naar joined Santa Barbara Asset Management in 2014. Prior to joining Santa Barbara, Ms. Naar served as a C-level executive assistant for several financial and trading firms, and most recently for the CEO and founder of Royalty Pharma in New York City.

Trading

Raymond E. Camacho
Senior Vice President, Head of Trading

Mr. Camacho joined Santa Barbara Asset Management in 2007. Prior to joining Santa Barbara, Mr. Camacho was a senior trader on the Clipper Fund for Pacific Financial Research. Preceding this, he was a Senior Securities Accountant at SunAmerica and an Internal Auditor for Ticor Title. Mr. Camacho received a B.S. in Finance/Business Economics at the University of Southern California.

Matthew W. Amundson
Vice President, Trader

Mr. Amundson joined Santa Barbara Asset Management in 2012. Prior to joining Santa Barbara, Mr. Amundson was a Senior Trader for Parametric Portfolio Associates trading global equities and currencies for multiple tax advantaged index strategies. Preceding this, he held a position in the Portfolio Accounting group at Parametric. Mr. Amundson received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Washington.

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