CHICAGO – June 3, 2014: Oak Ridge Investments, LLC is pleased to announce that Robert B. Corman and Terry M. Quinn will be joining its investment team. Mr. Corman and Mr. Quinn will serve as co-heads of Technology sector research.
Coinciding with the addition of Mr. Corman and Mr. Quinn, Oak Ridge Investments will be opening a New York City-based office at which both Mr. Corman and Mr. Quinn will be located.
Oak Ridge also plans to launch a concentrated Large Cap strategy that will be led by Mr. Corman and Mr. Quinn.
Both gentlemen have extensive backgrounds in the investment industry. Over the past five years, Mr. Corman served as trustee, asset manager and consultant for a collection of private trusts. He has also helped launch four start-up technology companies. From 2003 to 2009, Mr. Corman was employed at Neuberger Berman where his roles included Chief Investment Officer, Board Member, Director of Research and Portfolio Manager. Prior to his tenure at Neuberger Berman, Mr. Corman was Sector Head of Technology, Media & Communication for the domestic equity group at Soros Fund Management.
Mr. Corman also served as a Partner at hedge fund RiverRock Partners managing investments focused on high-technology industries. Previously he was a Senior Research Analyst and Portfolio Manager at Jennison Associates. Mr. Corman gained additional investment experience working as a research analyst at firms GS Grumman and Northern Trust earlier in his career.
Mr. Corman earned an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BBA in Accounting and Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is also a CFA and CPA charter holder.
Mr. Quinn’s investment experience most recently found him as Partner and Portfolio Manager at Camelot Capital and Trebuchet Funds, a long-short equity hedge fund focusing on the technology sector. Mr. Quinn was sole manager of the Trebuchet Disruptive Technology Fund which focused on new technologies emerging within the broader technology industry. Previously, Mr. Quinn was Co-Portfolio Manager of Crestwood Capital Partners, a long-short equity hedge fund that independently operated within Furman Selz Asset Management and later ING Capital Management.
Prior to his roles as portfolio manager, Mr. Quinn served as Partner and Senior Analyst at Furman Selz providing sell-side institutional research while also managing firm capital investing in companies within his area of coverage in the Software and Computer Services industry. Mr. Quinn also gained industry experience at Kidder Peabody, Drexel Burnham and Dean Witter where he was ranked an All-Star Analyst following the Computer Software Services industry for ten consecutive years by Institutional Investor magazine. He graduated from Middlebury College with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics.
“We are extremely delighted to be joined by two such experienced technology analysts. Bob and Terry will add tremendous value to our investment strategies and firm management,” said David Klaskin, Founder and CEO. “The caliber of these two professionals is an incredible addition that expands our capabilities in the technology sector. Oak Ridge could not be more excited to be investing in the continued growth of the firm with these two outstanding individuals.”
Oak Ridge Investments is well positioned to grow as it expands its investment team, enters new markets and adds new products. A continued emphasis on a cohesive, experienced investment team that shares a focused discipline in the firm’s high-quality style of investing will continue to allow Oak Ridge to grow its investment management business and assets under management. This steadfast approach has allowed Oak Ridge to successfully manage investments for 25 years.
ABOUT OAK RIDGE INVESTMENTS:
Oak Ridge Investments, LLC, is an investment advisory firm located in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1989, Oak Ridge manages portfolios for institutional and high net worth investors. Oak Ridge employs a high-quality growth style of investing, which focuses on identifying companies with superior earnings growth characteristics that are selling at a reasonable price. Across Oak Ridge’s investment strategies we seek to provide long-term capital appreciation. The firm currently manages over $4.2 billion.
David M. Klaskin, 312-857-1040