Team

Experienced Team of Value Investors

Our ability to deliver superior long-term results is driven by a team of experienced research analysts and portfolio managers. They bring an average of more than 20 years of investment experience and expertise across all major industries and sectors—knowledge which is shared freely in our open, highly collaborative culture. Our team members also contribute a diverse range of backgrounds, perspectives and capabilities. We have a passion for finding the hidden value in underappreciated and misunderstood companies, and a commitment to following disciplined and consistent investment processes.

Investment Professionals – Value & Dividend Value Strategies

Kevin M. Chin
Kevin M. Chin
CIO / Portfolio Manager
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Mr. Chin joined Keeley Teton Advisors, LLC (“Keeley Teton”) with over 30 years of investment experience on March 1, 2017. Prior to joining Keeley Teton, Mr. Chin served as the Chief Investment Officer (2015-2017) and a Portfolio Manager (2013-2017) with Keeley Asset Management Corp. (“KAMCO”). While employed by KAMCO, Mr. Chin managed client portfolios for KAMCO’s historical clients in a manner consistent with the strategies he currently manages for Keeley Teton. Before joining KAMCO, Mr. Chin was a Senior Vice President, Senior Analyst/Portfolio Manager at Cramer Rosenthal McGlynn, LLC (CRM). In this role, Mr. Chin co-managed the firm’s all-cap strategy, small-cap value strategy and large cap value strategy and was the sector team lead for the Technology/Telecommunications Group, as well as a senior member of the Business Services and Consumer Discretionary sector teams. In addition, Mr. Chin was a member of CRM’s Risk Management Committee. Mr. Chin began his career as an investment banking analyst in the Mergers and Acquisitions department at Morgan Stanley (1986-1988) and was an associate in the risk arbitrage trading department at Credit Suisse First Boston (1988-1989). Mr. Chin earned his Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University in 1986.

Brian R. Keeley, CFA
Brian R. Keeley, CFA
Portfolio Manager
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Mr. Keeley joined Keeley Teton Advisors, LLC (“Keeley Teton”) with over 23 years of investment experience on March 1, 2017. Prior to joining Keeley Teton, Mr. Keeley served as a Portfolio Manager (2006-2017) with Keeley Asset Management Corp. (“KAMCO”). While employed by KAMCO, Mr. Keeley managed client portfolios for KAMCO’s historical clients in a manner consistent with the strategies he currently manages for Keeley Teton. Before joining KAMCO, Mr. Keeley was a Vice President in Research and Trading with Mid-Continent Capital Management, LLC. Prior to this role, Mr. Keeley held various positions at ABN AMRO and The Chicago Corporation. Mr. Keeley earned his M.B.A. from Loyola University – Chicago and his B.A. from the University of Colorado – Boulder. In addition, he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute.

Thomas E. Browne, Jr., CFA
Thomas E. Browne, Jr., CFA
Portfolio Manager
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Mr. Browne joined Keeley Teton Advisors, LLC (“Keeley Teton”) with over 31 years of investment experience on March 1, 2017. Prior to joining Keeley Teton, Mr. Browne served as a Portfolio Manager (2009-2017) with Keeley Asset Management Corp. (“KAMCO”). While employed by KAMCO, Mr. Browne managed client portfolios for KAMCO’s historical clients in a manner consistent with the strategies he currently manages for Keeley Teton. Before joining KAMCO, Mr. Browne was a Portfolio Manager in charge of Oppenheimer Capital’s small-cap core and small-cap value strategies. Before that, Mr. Browne managed a mid-cap portfolio for SEB Asset Management and was an analyst at small-cap investment firm Palisade Capital Management. Earlier in his career, Mr. Browne was a sell-side technology services analyst for Prudential Securities and was twice recognized in the Wall Street Journal’s Best on the Street survey. Mr. Browne earned his M.B.A. from New York University Stern School of Business and his B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame. In addition, Mr. Browne holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute.

Brian P. Leonard
Brian P. Leonard, CFA
Portfolio Manager
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Mr. Leonard joined Keeley Teton Advisors, LLC (“Keeley Teton”) with over 18 years of investment experience on March 1, 2017. Prior to joining Keeley Teton, Mr. Leonard served as a Portfolio Manager (2004-2017) and Research Analyst and Client Service Associate (2004-2009) with Keeley Asset Management Corp. (“KAMCO”). While employed by KAMCO, Mr. Leonard managed client portfolios for KAMCO’s historical clients in a manner consistent with the strategies he currently manages for Keeley Teton. Before joining KAMCO, Mr. Leonard was an Associate with CRA RogersCasey from 1998 to 2004. Brian earned his M.S. in finance from St. Xavier University’s Graham School of Management and his B.S. from DePaul University. In addition, Mr. Leonard holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute.

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S. Viswanathan, CFA, CPA
Research Analyst
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Mr. Viswanathan joined Keeley Teton Advisors, LLC (“Keeley Teton”) with over 26 years of investment experience on March 1, 2017. Prior to joining Keeley Teton, Mr. Viswanathan served as a Research Analyst (2015-2017) with KAMCO. While employed by KAMCO, Mr. Viswanathan provided research to client portfolios for KAMCO’s historical clients in a manner consistent with the manner he employs research for Keeley Teton. Before joining KAMCO, Mr. Viswanathan was a Managing Director at Advisory Research, Inc. In this role, Mr. Viswanathan was responsible for research and portfolio management in micro and mid-cap U.S. equity markets. Prior to Advisory Research, Mr. Viswanathan served as a Portfolio Manager at Discovery Financial Partners (a former affiliate of Piper Jaffray). Mr. Viswanathan began his career at Vilas Development Corporation in 1990, and earned his M.B.A. (finance) from the University of Chicago in 1999. Mr. Viswanathan earned his Bachelor of Science in mathematics and physics from Madurai Kamaraj University in 1985. In addition, Mr. Viswanathan holds the CFA designation from the CFA Institute. Mr. Viswanathan is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Edward S. Borland
Edward S. Borland
Research Analyst
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Mr. Borland joined Keeley Teton Advisors, LLC (“Keeley Teton”) with over 21 years of investment experience on March 1, 2017. Prior to joining Keeley Teton, Mr. Borland served as a Research Analyst (2011-2017) with Keeley Asset Management Corp. (“KAMCO”). While employed by KAMCO, Mr. Borland provided research to client portfolios for KAMCO’s historical clients in a manner consistent with the manner he employs research for Keeley Teton. Before joining KAMCO, Mr. Borland was the Director of Research (2005-2016) at Hudson Securities. Prior to that, Mr. Borland served as an Analyst at Fiduciary Management Associates, Inc. Mr. Borland received his M.B.A. from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management in 2006, and received his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Denver in 1993.

Ian W. Smith, CFA
Ian W. Smith, CFA
Research Analyst
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Mr. Smith joined Keeley Teton Advisors, LLC (“Keeley Teton”) with over 13 years of investment experience on March 1, 2017. Prior to joining Keeley Teton, Mr. Smith served as a Research Analyst (2014-2017) with KAMCO. While employed by KAMCO, Mr. Smith provided research to client portfolios for KAMCO’s historical clients in a manner consistent with the manner he employs research for Keeley Teton. Before joining KAMCO, Mr. Smith was an Associate with Credit Suisse HOLT. He began his career as an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers and also worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Mr. Smith earned his B.S. from Pennsylvania State University and his M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin’s Applied Security Analysis Program (ASAP). Mr. Smith also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute.

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Robert M. Goldsborough
Research Analyst
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Mr. Goldsborough joined Keeley Teton Advisors, LLC (“Keeley Teton”) with over 16 years of investment experience on March 1, 2017. Prior to joining Keeley Teton, Mr. Goldsborough served as a Research Analyst (2016-2017) with KAMCO. While employed by KAMCO, Mr. Goldsborough provided research to client portfolios for KAMCO’s historical clients in a manner consistent with the manner he employs research for Keeley Teton. Before joining KAMCO, Mr. Goldsborough was an Investment Analyst (2010-2016) at Morningstar, Inc. Prior to Morningstar, Mr. Goldsborough was a Vice President, Research and a Member of the Investment Committee at Ariel Investments, where he began in 2001. Mr. Goldsborough earned his B.A. from Knox College in 1992, his M.S. from Northwestern University in 1994, and his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago in 2001.

Investment Professionals – Private Client Group

Mark E. Zahorik, CFA
Mark E. Zahorik, CFA
Managing Director / Portfolio Manager
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Mr. Zahorik joined Keeley Teton Advisors, LLC (“Keeley Teton”) with over 33 years of investment experience on March 1, 2017. Prior to joining Keeley Teton, Mr. Zahorik served as a Portfolio Manager with Keeley Asset Management Corp. (“KAMCO”) for its private client accounts and a former affiliated private fund. While employed by KAMCO, Mr. Zahorik managed private client portfolios for KAMCO’s historical clients in a manner consistent with the strategies he currently manages for Keeley Teton. Mr. Zahorik earned his B.A. from Arizona State University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute.

Robert H. Becker, CFA
Robert H. Becker, CFA
Portfolio Manager
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Mr. Becker joined Keeley Teton Advisors, LLC (“Keeley Teton”) with over 40 years of investment experience on March 1, 2017. Prior to joining Keeley Teton, Mr. Becker served as a Portfolio Manager with Keeley Asset Management Corp. (“KAMCO”) for several private client accounts. While employed by KAMCO, Mr. Becker managed private client portfolios for KAMCO’s historical clients in a manner consistent with the strategies he currently manages for Keeley Teton. Prior to joining KAMCO, Mr. Becker was a Senior Portfolio Manager (1999-2000) with Davidson Partners Investment Counsel. Before that, he was a founder of Becker Van Etten, where he served investors from 1989 to 1999. Mr. Becker earned his M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and holds a B.S. in finance from the University of Illinois. In addition, Mr. Becker holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute.