James Gowen, CFA

James Gowen, CFAChief Investment Officer − Small Cap Equities


James joined SRAM in 2017 after 30 years in the industry. He is responsible for our Small Cap Equities strategy.

Prior to joining SRAM, James was with Kalmar Investments as a Portfolio Manager and Analyst and rose to become Co-leader of the investment team. Kalmar managed $6 Billion in equity AUM and included advisory relationships such as Vanguard. Kalmar ceased investment activities as of
June 30, 2017.

James began his investment career at Inverness Counsel, Inc. in New York, ultimately rising to Vice President. Following Research and Portfolio Management roles at Gardner Lewis Asset Management and E.R. Taylor Investments he joined Friess Associates in 2001. During the 12 years he was there he rose to become a Team Leader and Principal and at its peak they managed $18 Billion in AUM
in equities.

He graduated from Macalester College with a BA in International Studies and is a member of the CFA Society of Philadelphia. James enjoys woodworking, racquet sports and outdoor activities including fly fishing, especially with his family.