Richard H. Earnest

RICHARD H. EARNEST is a Director of HighMark Capital Management.
He has gained more than 35 years’ experience in all facets of
investment management, since working with the firm and its
predecessors beginning in 1964. Specializing in equity
management, Mr. Earnest developed the value momentum style of
investing and has managed the highly successful Value Momentum
strategy since its inception. He is also Vice President of
Current Income Shares, a closed-end mutual fund. Prior positions
include a Board member of Current Income Shares and Chief
Investment Officer of Union Capital Advisors. Mr. Earnest is a
member of the Los Angeles Society of Financial Analysts and has
earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the
Association for Investment Management and Research.