Ron joined Acadian in March 1988. In addition to his role as Chairman, he works closely with clients on asset allocation and investment policy issues. Earlier, he spent seventeen years serving as senior equity portfolio manager and director of asset allocation at the Putnam Companies. A CFA charterholder, he is a member of the CFA Society Boston. Education: B.S., Industrial Management, MIT; M.B.A., Finance, Harvard University (Baker Scholar, with High Distinction).