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Joseph J. Allessie

Deputy General Counsel

  • BA, The Pennsylvania State University, 1987
  • JD, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, 1990
  • Certified Compliance and Regulatory Professional (Wharton University of Pennsylvania / FINRA), 2016
  • Senior Vice President and Managing Counsel at OppenheimerFunds, 2018 - 2019; Managing Director, Head of Americas Compliance and Operational Risk Control at UBS Global Asset Management, 2014 - 2017; Executive Director, Deputy General Counsel at UBS Global Asset Management, 2005-2014; Senior Vice-President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Kenmar Advisory Corp., May 2004 - February 2005; General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer (Americas), GAM USA, February 1999 – May 2004; State of New Jersey, Bureau of Securities June 1993 - February 1999; The McDonald Group Law Firm, January 1991 – May 1993.
  • 28 years business experience
  • Joined Harris Associates in 2019

 

Megan J. Claucherty

Assistant General Counsel

  • BACS, University of Western Ontario, 2004
  • JD, DePaul University College of Law, 2008
  • MBA, DePaul University Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, 2008
  • Senior Attorney at Harris Associates, 2015-2018; Associate Attorney at Vedder Price P.C., 2012-2015; Associate Attorney at Godfrey & Kahn SC, 2011-2012; Securities Compliance Examiner at U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 2008-2011
  • 11 years business experience
  • Joined Harris Associates in 2015

 

Jeffrey A. Corbin

Director of Operations, International Research

  • BS, Indiana University, 2000
  • MBA, Northwestern University, 2012
  • Senior International Research Operations Analyst, 2005-2018; Senior Fund Analyst with Harris Associates L.P, 2001-2005; Loan Specialist with Crowe Chizek LLC, 2001; Credit Analyst with Fifth Third Bank, 2000-2001
  • 18 years investment experience
  • Joined Harris Associates in 2001

Gracie O. Inacay

Head of Human Resources

  • BS, Roosevelt University, 1999
  • Director, Human Resources at Harris Associates L.P, 2008-2018; Manager, Human Resources at Harris Associates L.P., 2001-2008; Manager, Human Resources at First Variable Life Insurance Co., 1998-2001; Human Resources Representative at Warrior Insurance Group, 1994-1998; Agency Sales Representative at Warrior Insurance Group/Insure One Insurance Agency, 1990-1994
  • 29 years business experience
  • Joined Harris in 2001

John J. Kane

Director, Operations

  • BA, Illinois Benedictine College, 1993
  • MBA, Northwestern University, 2003
  • Director, Global Investment Services with Harris Associates, 2009-2016; Manager, Fund Accounting with Harris Associates, 1999-2009; Supervisor, Mutual Fund Accounting with Harris Associates, 1996-1999; Account Assistant with Harris Associates, 1993-1996
  • 25 years business experience
  • Joined Harris Associates in 1993

Christopher W. Keller

Partner and Chief Operating Officer

  • BA, University of Notre Dame, 1987
  • MBA, Cornell University, 1989
  • Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, 1998-2015; Manager at Accenture, 1989-1998
  • 30 years business experience
  • Joined Harris Associates in 2015

Colin P. McFarland

Chief Compliance Officer

  • BS, Bridgewater State College, 1985
  • MBA, Northeastern University, 1990
  • Senior Manager at Deloitte & Touche LLP, 1997-2005; National Bank Examiner for the U.S. Treasury Department, 1991-1997; Assistant Operations Manager for E.F. Hutton & Co., 1985-1989
  • 31 years business experience
  • Joined Harris Associates in 2005

Michael J. Pietras

Deputy Chief Compliance Officer & Compliance Manager

  • BS, DePaul University, 1995
  • Compliance Manager at Driehaus Capital Management, 2004-2005 and 2000-2002; Director of Compliance at PMA Financial Network, 2002-2004; Senior Compliance Examiner at FINRA and its predecessor NASD Regulation, Inc., 1998-2000; Senior Investigator at The Chicago Board of Trade, 1995-1998; Senior Market Analyst at Chicago Board Options Exchange, 1989-1993
  • 32 years business experience
  • Joined Harris Associates in 2005

Zachary D. Weber, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

  • BS, University of Missouri, 1996
  • Senior Vice President at GCM Grosvenor, 2001-2016; Audit Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers, 1996-2001
  • 23 years business experience
  • Joined Harris Associates in 2016

Benjamin D. Wiesenfeld

Chief Compliance Officer of The Oakmark Funds

  • BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000
  • JD, University of Denver, 2004
  • Mutual Fund and ETF Chief Compliance Officer at Northern Trust Asset Management, 2016-2018; Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel at Scout Investments and Scout Funds, 2009-2016; Chief Compliance Officer at Thornburg Investment Management and Thornburg Funds, 2005-2009
  • 14 years business experience
  • Joined Harris Associates in 2018

Rana J. Wright

General Counsel

  • BA, University of Pittsburgh, 2000
  • JD, Duquesne University School of Law, 2003
  • Associate General Counsel at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Chief Legal Officer Bank of America Global Capital Management, 2014-2018; Associate, Partner at Reed Smith, LLP 2003-2014
  • 17 years business experience
  • Joined Harris Associates in 2018

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