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Brown Capital Management, LLC

Brown Capital Management Inc. is a minority-owned investment management firm that oversees domestic and international growth equity investment strategies across the capitalization spectrum for long-term investors. Founded in 1983 by Eddie Brown, the Baltimore-based firm is 100% employee-owned and committed to remaining a small- to medium-sized, highly focused firm providing equity and balanced account investment management services to its clients. Brown Capital Management LLC is a subadviser of Nationwide Funds.

Damien Davis, CFA

Co-Portfolio Manager
Nationwide Small Company Growth Fund

Damien Davis rejoined Brown Capital Management in 2010 and has over 10 years of investment experience. Damien was originally hired in 2003 for a Research Analyst Apprentice Program.

Damien left Brown Capital in 2008 to attend Columbia Business School where he earned his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) in Finance. In addition, Damien has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Princeton University.

Kempton Ingersol

Co-Portfolio Manager
Nationwide Small Company Growth Fund

Kempton Ingersol joined Brown Capital Management in 1999 and has been in the industry since 1989. Prior to this, Ingersol was an analyst in investment banking at Lehman Brothers, a vice president at Dain Rauscher Inc., and a vice president at Grigsby Brandford & Co.

He earned a Masters of Business Administration in finance at the University of Michigan and a Bachelors of Arts in political science at Amherst College.

Keith Lee

Co-Portfolio Manager
Nationwide Small Company Growth Fund

Keith Lee joined Brown Capital Management (BCM) in 1991 to launch the Small Company Investment Service. He is also chairman of the management committee, which is the governing body of BCM. Prior to joining the firm, Lee was a vice president at Nexus Consulting Group.

He earned a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Business and a Bachelors of Arts in psychology from the University of Virginia.

Andrew J. Fones

Co-Portfolio Manager 
Nationwide Small Company Growth Fund

Andrew J. Fones, joined Brown Capital Management in 2014 and has been in the industry since 2000.  Prior to joining Brown Capital Management, Andrew was an analyst at T. Rowe Price and an analyst at UBS.

Andrew earned a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) in Finance and Accounting at Tulane University and a Bachelor of Engineering (BEng.) in Civil Engineering at the University of Nottingham in the U.K. Andrew is a Member of the CFA Institute and serves as a mentor for various local youth organizations.

Chaitanya Yaramada, CFA

Co-Portfolio Manager 
Nationwide Small Company Growth Fund

Ms. Yaramada, Director and Portfolio joined Brown Capital Management in 2019, and has been in the industry since 2009.

Chaitanya recently spent nearly 10 years at Baird, starting as an associate in equity research and then serving as a technology analyst in Equity Asset Management. She began her career in IT before getting her MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She is a CFA charterholder.

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