Christy L. Phillips is Senior Vice President, Director of Research and a
Portfolio Manager at Oak Value Capital Management, Inc. She received her BS
degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
Her credentials stretch back to her 1986 entry into the investment business as a
research analyst, where she has primarily served in a senior analyst capacity.
Her employment background includes significant experience with securities and
investment firms including Wachovia, Lehman Brothers, Equitable Securities,
Smith Barney, Indepth Research, LLC, and Coker, Palmer, Phillips, & Mullens,
Inc. Her research experience has included industry concentration and generalist
responsibilities. She joined Oak Value in 2003 as a Vice President and Senior
Analyst, was promoted to Director of Research in March 2005 and has been a
shareholder of the firm since 2006. In March 2006, she joined the firm’s
decision making Investment Committee, and in September 2008, she was made a