Ron joined Acadian in 1988. In addition to his role as Chairman, he works closely with clients on asset allocation and investment policy issues. Earlier, he spent 17 years serving as senior equity portfolio manager and director of asset allocation at the Putnam Companies. Ron holds an M.B.A. with a concentration in finance from Harvard Business School (Baker Scholar, with High Distinction), and also earned a B.S. in industrial management from MIT. A CFA charterholder, he is a member of CFA Society Boston.