Chris DavisChairman & Portfolio Manager at Davis Advisors
Chris Davis is Chairman of Davis Advisors, an independent investment management firm founded in 1969 with more than $31 billion in AUM.
He is co-portfolio manager of the Davis Select US Equity ETF (DUSA) and the Davis Select Financial ETF (DFNL) and is a member of the research team for the Davis Select Worldwide ETF (DWLD) and the Davis Select International Equity ETF (DINT).
Chris joined Davis in 1989 and has over three decades of experience in investment management and securities research. He has been previously recognized as a Morningstar Manager of the Year.
As Chairman, Chris focuses on maintaining the culture of research, performance and stewardship that has characterized Davis Advisors for more than fifty years. The result is 4 out of 5 Davis equity funds have outperformed their benchmark and peers since inception. All have low fees and count Davis among the largest shareholders, with over $2 billion invested alongside shareholders in the funds they manage.
Prior to joining Davis, Chris worked at Tanaka Capital Management and State Street Bank & Trust Company. He received his M.A. from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.