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Christopher C. Barnett, President, Director of Marketing

Chris serves as President of the firm and is a member of CRM’s Management Committee.  He is responsible for the firm’s overall management and strategic direction. Additionally, Chris oversees all aspects of the firm’s global sales, consultant relations, and client services. Chris joined CRM in 1997 and was named President in 2012. Over the course of his career, he has held various leadership roles, including Director of Marketing and Executive Vice President. Prior to joining CRM, he worked at Ark Asset Management in the fixed income department. Chris earned a BA in history from the University of Richmond and is a Registered Representative of ALPS Distributors, Inc.

James D. Brown, Vice President, Head of Global Funds Distribution

Jimmy joined CRM in 2008 and he is focused on third party distribution for the firm. Previously, Jimmy worked in marketing at Scotsman Capital Management, Lazard Asset Management, and J.M. Hartwell. He received a BA from Vanderbilt University. Jimmy is a Registered Representative of ALPS Distributors, Inc.

Rebecca E. Brown, CFP®, Assistant Vice President, Director Marketing & Client Service

Rebecca joined the firm in 2005. Her primary roles are institutional marketing and client service for the firm. Before CRM, she was a client services manager at Financial Planning Corporation of McLean. She also worked as an associate in the Private Client divisions of Sanford C. Bernstein, LLC and Merrill Lynch. She received a BA in English from George Mason University. Rebecca is a Registered Representative of ALPS Distributors, Inc.

Clair Pomponi, Client Service & Marketing Associate

Clair joined CRM in 2012 and her primary roles include institutional marketing and client service.  She received a BA in environmental science from Gettysburg College. Clair is a Registered Representative of ALPS Distributors, Inc.

Alison Silverman, Client Service & Marketing Associate

Alison joined CRM in 2016 and her primary roles include institutional marketing and client service. Before joining the firm, Alison was a Strategic Initiatives Project Manager and Business Analyst at Guardian Life Insurance Company of America. She also worked as a Marketing Associate at Dakota Funds Group. Alison received a BA in communications from Villanova University.

Harris Swenson, CFA, Vice President, Head of Sales & Global Consultant Relations

Harris joined the firm in 2003 and he is responsible for marketing at CRM. Prior to joining CRM, Harris worked in the commercial real estate group at Cravath, Swain & Moore, LLP. He received a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Harris is a Registered Representative of ALPS Distributors, Inc.

Kia Bessas, Executive Assistant