CADENCE CAPITAL PROFESSIONAL BIOGRAPHIES
JOSEPH L. CARGILE
Mr. Cargile joined the investment team at Cadence Capital Management in 1997 and serves as Senior Equity Trader. Prior to that time, he was a Trading Clerk at Ward, Conary & Murphy, Market Surveillance Analyst on the Boston Stock Exchange and a Mutual Fund Service Representative for Fidelity Investments Institutional Services. Mr. Cargile graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a BA in Business Administration.
STEPHEN C. DEMIRJIAN
Mr. Demirjian joined Cadence Capital Management in November 2010 as Senior Portfolio Manager, Director of Alternative Investments. He is also currently serving as Portfolio Manager for Cadence Capital Management. Prior to joining CCM, Mr. Demirjian was Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Columbia Management, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Integrity Capital Management, LLC and President of Westfield Capital Management. Earlier in his career, Mr. Demirjian was Senior Vice President and Director of Research at Essex Investment Management based in Boston. Mr. Demirjian has a BA in Economics from Tufts University and an MBA from Babson College.
J. PAUL DOKAS, CFA
Mr. Dokas joined Cadence in 2013 as a Senior Portfolio Manager. Prior to joining Cadence, Mr. Dokas was the Director - Investments at Hirtle Callaghan, responsible for the development of asset allocation models and the allocation of capital to investment strategies in the Hirtle Callaghan Funds. Mr. Dokas was also responsible for developing investment strategies to be used in the Hirtle Callaghan Funds. Before that, he was Senior Vice President at Delaware Investment Advisors where he led the Structured Products Group. Prior to joining Delaware Investments, Mr. Dokas worked at Bell Atlantic where he spent nearly 10 years in various positions in the Trust Investment Group ending in the position of Director - Trust Investments. The Trust Investment Group was responsible for the oversight and management of approximately $20B in employee benefit trusts. Mr. Dokas holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from Loyola College, an MBA from the University of Maryland and added the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 1987.
ROBERT L. FITZPATRICK, CFA
Mr. Fitzpatrick joined Cadence in 1999 and currently serves as a Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Manager and member of the portfolio management team. Prior to joining Cadence, Mr. Fitzpatrick was a Research Analyst at Husic Capital Management in San Francisco. Earlier in his career, he worked at Morgan Stanley in equity research. Mr. Fitzpatrick holds a BA in Psychology and Government from Dartmouth College and an MBA from The Wharton School. He added Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2000.
ROBERT E. GINSBERG, CFA
Mr. Ginsberg joined Cadence in the summer of 2011 and currently serves as a Senior Portfolio Manager and is a member of the portfolio management team. Prior to joining Cadence, he was a Senior Analyst and Portfolio Manager at Invesco and Putnam Investments. At Putnam, Mr. Ginsberg also served as a Managing Director. Mr. Ginsberg started his investment career at Delaware Investments in Philadelphia where he worked as an Equity Analyst before being promoted to Portfolio Manager. Mr. Ginsberg holds a BS in Economics and an MBA, both from The Wharton School. He earned his CFA designation in 2000.
MICHAEL J. SKILLMAN
Mr. Skillman joined Cadence Capital Management in 1994 and serves as Chief Executive Officer. Additionally, he is a member of the investment team and Managing Director. Mr. Skillman also serves on the Executive Board of Southern Methodist University's Cox School of Business. Throughout his professional experience, Mr. Skillman served in a variety of capacities in the investment industry. Prior to joining Cadence, he served as Vice President for Pacific Financial Asset Management Corp. (PFAMCo – Cadence’s previous parent company); he worked as an Analyst with Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company and was a Financial Analyst in the aerospace industry with Aerojet General Corporation. Mr. Skillman graduated from California State University, Chico with a BS in Business Administration – Finance.