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David Corkins

David Corkins

Principal, Portfolio Manager

David is a Partner and Portfolio Manager at ArrowMark Partners. Prior to founding ArrowMark Partners, he served as Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Janus Capital, managing $20 billion for multiple investment strategies:  Janus Fund, Janus Mercury Fund and Janus Growth & Income Fund, as well as institutional separate accounts (1997-2007). David was also an Assistant Portfolio Manager and equity analyst for various equity, international and balanced portfolios (1995-1997). Prior to joining Janus Capital, David served as Chief Financial Officer of Chase US Consumer Services, Inc., a Chase Manhattan mortgage business (1988-1995). Before being named CFO, David worked in a broad variety of businesses at Chase, including international banking, commercial lending and asset-backed finance. David graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College with a bachelor's degree in English and Russian and earned an MBA at Columbia University. 

Karen Reidy, CFA

Karen Reidy, CFA

Principal, Portfolio Manager

Karen is a Partner and Portfolio Manager at ArrowMark Partners. Prior to founding ArrowMark Partners, she served as Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Janus Capital, managing $10 billion for two strategies:  Janus Balanced Fund and Janus Core Equity Fund, as well as institutional separate accounts (2000-2005). Karen was also Assistant Portfolio Manager of the Janus Fund (1998-2000). She joined Janus Capital as an equity analyst in 1995. Prior to Janus Capital, she worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC in the audit and mergers and acquisitions departments. Karen graduated from the University of Colorado with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Minyoung Sohn, CFA

Minyoung Sohn, CFA

Principal, Portfolio Manager

Minyoung is a Partner at ArrowMark Partners and Portfolio Manager of Meridian Equity Income Fund. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Janus Capital, managing $10 billion for the Janus Growth & Income Fund (2004-2007) and the Janus Fundamental Equity Fund (2005-2007). Minyoung joined Janus Capital in 1998 as an equity analyst covering a broad range of sectors and was appointed Assistant Portfolio Manager in 2004. Minyoung graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College with a bachelor’s degree in Government and Economics, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Chad Meade

Chad Meade

Portfolio Manager
Chad is a Portfolio Manager for the Meridian Growth and Meridian Small Cap Growth Funds at ArrowMark Asset Management, LLC. He previously served as the Co-Portfolio Manager and Executive Vice President of the Janus Triton Fund (July 2006 – May 2013) and the Janus Venture Fund (July 2010 – May 2013). In his experience in the financial industry, Chad has focused on small and mid-capitalization stocks in the health care and industrials sectors as an equity research analyst at Janus from 2001 to 2011. Prior to starting with Janus in August 2001, he was a financial analyst for Goldman Sachs’ global investment research team. Chad graduated summa cum laude from Virginia Tech with a bachelor’s degree in Finance and was a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society.

Brian Schaub, CFA

Brian Schaub, CFA

Portfolio Manager
Brian is a Portfolio Manager for the Meridian Growth and Meridian Small Cap Growth Funds at ArrowMark Colorado Holdings, LLC.  He previously served as the Co-Portfolio Manager and Executive Vice President of the Janus Triton Fund (July 2006 – May 2013) and the Janus Venture Fund (July 2010 – May 2013). During his time as an equity research analyst at Janus from 2000 to 2011, he focused on small and mid-capitalization stocks in the communications sector.  Brian graduated cum laude from Williams College with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and won the Arthur B. Graves, Class of 1858, Essay Prize in Economics for his work on Dell Computer.  He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

James England Jr., CFA

James England, CFA

Portfolio Manager

James is a Portfolio Manager at ArrowMark Partners. He has been Portfolio Manager of the Meridian Contrarian Fund since 2001. James previously worked as an equity derivatives trader at Toronto Dominion Securities, in the equity sales and trading group of Goldman, Sachs & Co. and as a Consumer and Retail Analyst at The Seidler Companies. James received his bachelor’s degree from McGill University and a master's degree in Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Larry Cordisco

Larry Cordisco

Portfolio Manager

Larry Cordisco is a Portfolio Manager at ArrowMark Partners. He began his career with the Meridian Funds as an equity analyst for the Meridian Contrarian Fund from 2003 to 2011, and rejoined the firm in 2012 as a co-manager for the Meridian Growth Fund. He currently serves as a co-manager on both the Meridian Contrarian Fund and the Meridian Equity Income Fund. Mr. Cordisco began his professional career in the public sector, working as a public policy analyst in Washington D.C, and later as a business consultant at Accenture. Following business school, Mr. Cordisco spent three years at Banc of America Securities covering broadcasting, IT services, and software stocks in the firm's equity research department in New York and San Francisco. Mr. Cordisco's educational background includes an undergraduate degree in political science from UC Santa Barbara, a master's degree in public policy from Georgetown University, and a master's degree in business administration from Columbia Business School.