Mr. Kairnes joined Cadence Capital Management in December 2016 and serves as Portfolio Manager.
Prior to joining Cadence, Mr. Kairnes was Portfolio Manager at QS Investors (and at Batterymarch Financial Management prior to its merger with QS Investors) in Boston. At Putnam Investments, in Boston, Mr. Kairnes was Senior Vice President – Portfolio Manager. Prior to Putnam, Mr. Kairnes was Principal of Independence Investment, LLC and served as Senior Vice President – Director of Quantitative Strategies/Portfolio Manager.
Mr. Kairnes graduated from Boston College with a BA in Economics and English, and received an MBA from Duke University, The Fuqua School of Business.