Bowling enjoys a long-tenured staff with average employee tenure of over 16 years. Our investment professionals and support staff work together as a team to deliver exceptional client service and portfolio management.
Mr. Kavesh joined Bowling in 1994. Darren is the Chief Investment Officer for Bowling, and is responsible for the oversight of all portfolio management activities including research and trading. He began managing Bowling client assets in 1994 and became the firm’s CIO in 2001. He is the architect of Bowling’s Quantitative Model. Mr. Kavesh began his education at UCLA and graduated from the University of Phoenix, earning a B.S. in Business Administration and an M.B.A. in Business Administration. He holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the Cincinnati Society of Financial Analysts. Darren is the President and CEO of Bowling Portfolio Management LLC.
Ed is a Certified Financial Planner® and works with clients on a variety of financial planning issues. He has 20 years of experience in the financial services industry including time at Legg Mason and Citigroup. Ed earned a B.S. in Paper Science and Engineering from Miami University, and an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Cincinnati. In 2010 he was awarded the CFA designation and became a member of Bowling’s Investment Committee. Ed became a member of Bowling’s Executive Committee in September 2018. Ed has been with Bowling since 2008.
Tricia oversees the firm’s Compliance function, is the Supervisor of Operations, Backup to the Chief Trader and a member of Bowling’s Executive Committee. She has 21 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Bowling, Tricia worked for a large financial services firm. She was named Chief Compliance Officer for Bowling in 2016, became a Vice President in August 2018, and a member of Bowling’s Executive Committee in September 2018. Tricia earned her B.B.A. from the University of Kentucky and has been with Bowling since 2004.
Ted is the firm’s Chief Trader. He assists in Bowling’s research efforts and is a member of the Investment Committee. He has 22 years of industry experience in the financial services industry with a primary focus on trade execution and settlement. Prior to joining Bowling, Ted worked in Operations for a local investment advisory firm. Ted joined the Trading and Research Department of Bowling in 2006, was promoted to Chief Trader in 2009 and became an Assistant Vice President of the firm in 2013. Ted earned his B.A. from Northern Kentucky University and has been with Bowling since 2006.
Linda A. Wallace
Linda has been with Bowling for over 30 years and serves as the liaison between clients and the investment team. In addition to serving clients, her depth of knowledge and experience with Bowling permits her to serve as a key resource in a variety of projects firm-wide including operations, client reporting and compliance. Linda has 39 years of industry experience and prior to joining Bowling she spent 8 years with an institutional investment firm as a trader and Portfolio Management assistant. Linda earned her Associate’s Degree from the Miami University and has been with Bowling since 1989.
Karen R. Wienkamp
Karen has been with Bowling for 28 years and works in all areas of the firm’s Operations. Karen leads the institutional account service team and oversees all accounting and human resource matters. She has over 35 years of investment experience. Prior to joining Bowling, Karen was the Director of Operations for an institutional fixed income firm. Karen has a comprehensive knowledge of the firm, its clients and its operations. Karen earned her B.A. from the University of Cincinnati and has been with Bowling since 1993.