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Alex Brown


Chief Investment Officer

Alex is River Road’s Chief Investment Officer, responsible for promoting investment process alignment across all strategies with the firm’s investment philosophy and leading the research and investment data management functions. Additionally, he is a supervising portfolio manager for River Road’s Focused Absolute Value® portfolio. Alex previously served as Director of Research for River Road. He is a non-voting member of the Executive Committee and a member of the Investment Oversight Committee. Alex joined River Road in 2010 and holds equity in the firm.

Prior Experience

  • Associate, Consumer & Retail Investment Banking, Wachovia Capital Markets LLC
  • Section Chief and Senior Analyst, Officer Promotions Analysis, HQ Air Force Personnel Center
  • Officer Operations Analyst, HQ Air Force Personnel Center
  • Captain and Lieutenant, United States Air Force


  • MBA, Harvard Business School
  • BS in Operations Research as a Distinguished Graduate, United States Air Force Academy
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