Bob Rezaee became the portfolio manager of the newly established NewMark Risk-Managed Opportunistic Fund on April 30, 2013. NewMark Investment Management LLC, an Austin based SEC registered investment advisory firm was founded in January 2013 by Mr. Rezaee to serve as the principal advisor to the fund. Previously, Mr. Rezaee was the Head of Equities and Senior Portfolio Manager for Cavanal Hill (CH) Investment Management until December 2012 with responsibility for the day-to-day portfolio management, equity team supervision, research and research oversight for all CH’s equity offerings. Mr. Rezaee joined CH in 2006 as a Portfolio Manager responsible for research and portfolio management for CH’s Large Cap Core offering. In August 2007, he was promoted to the Head of Equities at which time he began the process of expanding CH’s equity offering with the launch of CH’s all cap Dividend Equity Strategy in late 2007. In June 2009, CH launched its Opportunistic Strategy with Mr. Rezaee as its sole portfolio manager. The Opportunistic Strategy was initially made available to investors as separately managed accounts. In September 2011, the Opportunistic Strategy’s availability to investors was expanded with its launch in a mutual fund structure with Mr. Rezaee as its sole manager. For calendar 2012, CH Opportunistic Fund was ranked #1 by Lipper Services in its assigned category for its first full calendar year and inception-to-date with Mr. Rezaee as the fund’s sole manager during the period until December 2012.
Mr. Rezaee began his institutional investment management career in 1993 as a Research Analyst for Allianz RCM Capital Management in San Francisco before joining Montgomery Asset Management in 1998 as a Senior Analyst and Portfolio Manager. Mr. Rezaee received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and in Finance from Texas Tech University. Prior to entering the institutional investment management industry , Mr. Rezaee was a Senior Financial Analyst for Gap, Inc.
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