James D. Awad

JAMES D. AWAD is Chairman of Awad Asset Management, an investment
advisory firm. He has been in the securities industry for approximately
thirty-five years, as a portfolio manager and senior investment officer.
Awad Asset Management now manages approximately $1.4 billion in assets
for individuals and institutions. Mr. Awad received a BS from Washington
& Lee University and a MBA from Harvard University Graduate School of
Business. He is a frequent speaker to the investment community. Mr. Awad
is a frequent guest speaker on cable’s CNBC, CNN, Fox Satellite, CNNFN
and Bloomberg Financial News, Reuters and BBC. He is a member of the
Economic Club of New York and serves on the Board of One East End Avenue
Corporation and is a member of the Brick Church in New York City. Mr.
Awad is a retired member of the Dean’s Council at the John F. Kennedy
School of Government at Harvard University and a past Deacon and member
of the Investment Committee at Brick Church. He is retired from the
Boards of Seeds of Peace, the Abraham Fund, the Spence School in New
York City and the Berkshire School in Massachusetts.