Mr. Stitzer is Hamlin’s Founder and Managing Partner since December 2001. His responsibilities include business development, marketing and assisting the Hamlin Fixed Income Team with sourcing of potential investments. Mr. Stitzer’s prior experience in the investment business includes Trust Company of the West in 2001 as Senior Vice President in Marketing, Crest Equity Management from 1999-2000 as Managing Director and Edgewood Management Co. from 1995-1998 as Managing Director. From 1984-1995 Mr. Stitzer was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse First Boston (“CSFB”) in the Institutional Fixed Income Department. While at CSFB, he managed the short-term tax-exempt money market and bond department. Mr. Stitzer also serves on the Board of Directors of the Marlu Foundation.