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Ashfield Capital Partners, LLC

750 Battery Street, Suite 600
San Francisco, California 94111
United States
 
Contact :      Mark Werner
Phone :       (415) 391-4747
Fax :             (415) 391-1234
Email :         info@ashfield.com
Web :           http://www.ashfield.com

Ashfield Capital Partners, LLC Information

Type of organization : Limited Liability Company
Total Assets Managed ($Mil) : $3,407
Tax-Exempt Managed ($Mil) : $1,537
Taxable Assets Managed ($Mil) : $1,988
Year Founded : 1973
Wrap Programs Offered? : Yes
# of Accounts Managed : 490
In-House Research : 100 %
Carries liability insurance? : Yes
Errors & Omission Insurance? : Yes
Socially Responsible? : Yes
Minority Owned? : No
Wrap Program Description  
In $ Thousands

Ashfield Capital Partners, LLC History

Ashfield Capital Partners, LLC ("Ashfield") specializes in actively managed, growth-oriented investment strategies. The firm’s strengths are available to institutional and individual investors in a range of U.S. equity and balanced portfolios. Our clients include corporate retirement plans, public funds, multi-employer pension plans, endowments, foundations, mutual funds, separately managed account programs and individual investors. Ashfield & Co., Inc., currently known as ACO Partners, Inc. (“A & Co.”), was founded in 1973 and reorganized in February 2007 as Ashfield Capital Partners, LLC (“Ashfield”) when Old Mutual (US) Holdings Inc. purchased a majority interest in the firm. A & Co. and certain employees hold the minority interest. All the professionals responsible for the investment decisions at Ashfield transitioned from similar roles held at A & Co.

Assets by Client Category Professional Categories
Assets   # of Clients Amount ($Mil)  
Individuals/Trusts :
298
$613.1
 
Limited Partnership :
8
$54.4
 
Foundations :
37
$121.2
ERISA :
8
$20.4
Unions, Taft-Hartley :
6
$89.3
Public :
2
$69.1
Others :
113
$2557.6
Total # of Professional : 31 Analysts : 1
Portfolio Managers : 6 Traders : 2
Client Service : 11 Operation : 11

Ashfield Capital Partners, LLC Personnel

Mr.  J. Stephen Lauck, CFA

President/CEO
Tel : 415-391-4747
Email: info@ashfield.com
J. Stephen Lauck serves as President, CEO and Portfolio Manager/Analyst for Ashfield Capital Partners, LLC. Previously, he was a Vice President at BA Investment Management (San Francisco), where he managed large pension plans. Prior to that, Mr. Lauck was head of Bank of America’s Capital Counseling Services in Los Angeles and managed accounts for individuals as well as selected pension and profit sharing plans. Mr. Lauck’s investment career began in 1969 with Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc. in Los Angeles. A holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, he earned a B.S.B.A. from the University of Arkansas and an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California. From 1967 to 1969, Mr. Lauck served as an officer in the United States Navy. Mr. Lauck is currently a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board of the Sam M. Walton College of Business of the University of Arkansas.

Mr.  J. Stephen Thornborrow

Portfolio Manager
Tel : 415-391-4747
Email: info@ashfield.com
J. Stephen Thornborrow serves as Portfolio Manager/Analyst for Ashfield Capital Partners, LLC. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President at BA Investment Management, where he headed the Individual Portfolio Division. Before joining BA Investment Management, Mr. Thornborrow was Vice President and Investment Department Manager of California First Bank in San Diego and also held a variety of investment positions, including Director of Research, at the Northern Trust Company in Chicago. Mr. Thornborrow graduated with a B.A. with honors in economics from Northwestern University. He also holds a M.A. in economics from Northwestern University and a L.L.B. from Yale Law School.

Mr.  Bradley J. Fretz

Portfolio Manager
Tel : 415-391-4747
Email: info@ashfield.com
Bradley J. Fretz serves as Portfolio Manager/Analyst for Ashfield Capital Partners, LLC. Previously, he held the position of First Vice President and Director of Investment Manager Evaluation Services in the Consulting Services Division of Shearson Lehman Hutton. Prior to that, Mr. Fretz was responsible for institutional product development at The Vanguard Group and also served as a consultant at both Johnson & Higgins and Aetna Life & Casualty. Mr. Fretz received a B.A. from Washington & Lee University and a M.B.A. from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Mr.  Peter A. Johnson

Portfolio Manager
Tel : 415-391-4747
Email: info@ashfield.com
Peter A. Johnson serves as Portfolio Manager/Analyst for Ashfield Capital Partners, LLC. Previously, he served as Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Harris Bretall Sullivan & Smith, Inc. and held the position of Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Loomis, Sayles & Co., overseeing both institutional and taxable accounts. Mr. Johnson began his career at Wells Fargo Bank as a management trainee and, later, Pension Trust Officer. He earned a B.A. from the University of Oregon. Mr. Johnson serves as the Chairman of the Finance Committee at Laguna Honda Hospital Volunteers and is also a founding member of the Board of Trustees of the San Francisco Day School.

Mr.  Marc W. Lieberman, CFA

Portfolio Manager
Tel : 415-391-4747
Email: info@ashfield.com
Marc W. Lieberman serves as Director of Research and Portfolio Manager/Analyst for Ashfield Capital Partners, LLC. Previously, Mr. Lieberman was employed by John Hancock Funds and Lehman Brothers. He has been awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of San Francisco, where he serves on the Board of Directors and chairs both the Social Programs and Membership Services Committees. Mr. Lieberman obtained a B.S. from the University of Vermont.

Ms.  Kelli K. Hill

Portfolio Manager
Tel : 415-391-4747
Email: info@ashfield.com
Kelli K. Hill serves as Portfolio Manager/Analyst for Ashfield Capital Partners, LLC. Previously, she was a Senior Vice President and Institutional Portfolio Manager at Putnam Investments in Boston. Prior to that, Ms. Hill held the position of Managing Director and Portfolio Manager for Wells Fargo in San Francisco. She began her career at Christoph Securities in Lake Forest, Illinois. Ms. Hill earned a B.A. from the University of Southern California.

Ms.  Claudia Owen

Operations/Administrators
Tel : 415-391-4747
Email: info@ashfield.com
Claudia Owen serves as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Ashfield Capital Partners, LLC. Previously, Ms. Owen held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Husic Capital Management in San Francisco. Prior to that, she was co-founder and Chief Financial Officer of Unitools do Brasil S/A in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and also served as Finance Director/Asia in Singapore and Senior Internal Auditor for Oracle Corporation. She began her career at Deloitte & Touche in San Francisco and is a California certified public accountant. Ms. Owen earned a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.

Ms.  Lesley Jones

Operations/Administrators
Tel : 415-391-4747
Email: info@ashfield.com
Lesley Jones serves as Chief Compliance Officer for Ashfield Capital Partners, LLC. Previously, she held the position of Chief Compliance Officer at Husic Capital Management in San Francisco. Prior to her tenure with Husic, Ms. Jones was the Assistant Compliance Officer at Fremont Investment Advisers. Ms. Jones started her career as a Compliance Associate for Husic Capital Management. Ms. Jones earned a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.

Mr.  Jeffrey A. Johnson, CFA

Researcher/Analyst
Tel : 415-391-4747
Email: info@ashfield.com
Jeffrey A. Johnson serves as Portfolio Manager/Analyst for Small Cap Growth and Associate Portfolio Manager/Analyst for Large Cap Growth for Ashfield Capital Partners, LLC. His role emphasizes quantitative analysis. Mr. Johnson obtained a B.A. degree in statistics from Harvard University and has been awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Mr.  Timothy Sheridon

Securities Trader
Tel : 415-391-4747
Email: info@ashfield.com
Timothy Sheridon is Head Trader of Ashfield Capital Partners, LLC. Previously, Mr. Sheridon served as Trader at Adelante Capital Management and Head Trader at Harris Bretall Sullivan & Smith, where he worked extensively on managed accounts. Mr. Sheridon began his career in 1983 at Kidder Peabody & Co., working on the block trading desk and trading fixed income securities. Mr. Sheridon earned a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.

Mr.  David Freeman

Marketing Director
Tel : 415-391-4747
Email: info@ashfield.com
R. David Freeman serves as Director of Global Marketing for Ashfield Capital Partners, LLC. Previously, he held the position of Senior Vice President at Bessemer Trust Company in New York and San Francisco, where he was responsible for business development, client account management and was also a member of the management committee. Prior to that, Mr. Freeman was as a partner at Winthrop Financial Associates, a Boston-based real estate firm. Mr. Freeman earned a B.A. from California State University, Long Beach.

Ms.  Jennifer Lees

Marketing Associate
Tel : 415-391-4747
Email: jlees@ashfield.com
Jennifer Lees serves as Marketing Associate for Ashfield Capital Partners, LLC. Previously, she held the position of Inside Sales Representative at Northwest Mutual Funds Inc. in Toronto, Canada. Prior to her tenure with Northwest, Ms. Lees was a Bilingual Marketing Services Representative at Mackenzie Financial Corporation in Toronto, Canada. Ms. Lees earned a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from the University of Manitoba and is pursuing her Masters of Science in Financial Analysis degree at the University of San Francisco.

Mr.  Mark Werner

Marketing Associate
Tel : 415-391-4747
Email: mwerner@ashfield.com

Ashfield Capital Partners, LLC Product Name

Large Cap Growth Equity (Gross):Privately Managed Accounts
Small Cap Growth Equity:Privately Managed Accounts
Large Cap Growth Equity (Net):Privately Managed Accounts
Russell 1000 Growth Index:Index
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