Robert W. Simmons

Simmons, Robert W.

Robert W. Simmons, CFA, is Founding Principal and Portfolio Manager at Valara Capital Management, LLC. From 2003 through 2006, Mr. Simmons worked for AIG Global Investment Group, where he was a managing director, as well as the Head of U.S. Equity Research and the Lead Portfolio Manager for AIGGIG’s U.S. Large Cap Equity Portfolio. Between 1993 and 2002, Mr. Simmons was employed by ARK Asset Management — formerly Lehman Management Company — where he was a managing director and a member of the board of directors. While at ARK Asset Management, Mr. Simmons held various positions, including Senior Analyst, Director of Equity Research and Portfolio Manager.