James Patrick Kerr

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at D. A. Davidson Cos.

James Patrick Kerr

James Patrick Kerr

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at D. A. Davidson Cos.

Overview
Career Highlights

Ragen MacKenzie Group, Inc.
D.A. Davidson & Co. (Investment Management)
D. A. Davidson Cos.

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492

Number of Boards

5

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President at Davidson Investment Advisors, Inc.

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President, Wealth Management at D.A. Davidson & Co.

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Chairman Emeritus at D. A. Davidson Cos.

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Former Executive Chairman at Davidson Fixed Income Management, Inc.

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Managing Director, Investment Banking at D.A. Davidson & Co.

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Chief Operations Officer & Senior Vice President at D.A. Davidson & Co.

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President at D. A. Davidson Cos.

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Managing Director in Institutional Trading, Equity Capital Markets at D.A. Davidson & Co.

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Vice President, Portfolio Manager at D.A. Davidson & Co. (Investment Management)

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Vice President, Portfolio Manager at D.A. Davidson & Co. (Investment Management)

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James Patrick Kerr
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at D. A. Davidson Cos.
Education

The University of Oregon, founded in 1876, is the state’s flagship institution. Located in Eugene, an energetic college town, the university offers academic excellence and hands-on learning opportunities in a welcoming atmosphere. Towering trees shade the 295-acre campus, where students, faculty members, and employees from a wide variety of backgrounds share a commitment to preserving the environment and pursuing innovation in more than 200 academic programs that range from Eugene to Portland and from the coast to the mountains.

Career History
Professional
2015 - Current

Davidson Fixed Income Management's (DFIM) investment recommendations are generally limited to advice regarding short-term fixed-income investments. The investments may include government and government agency debt, corporate bonds, commercial paper, certificates of deposit, money market mutual fund shares, mortgage-backed and asset-backed instruments and local government investment pools, among others.DFIM's disciplined, fundamental investment process is designed to meet clients' objectives of principal preservation and liquidity, while achieving a market rate of return. Their overall investment strategy emphasizes the importance of reducing liquidity risk and interest rate risk while maintaining a diversified portfolio of allowable investments. An analysis of each client's allowable investments, risk tolerance and liquidity requirements will determine the maturity and security make-up of each portfolio. DFIM uses a combination of quantitative and fundamental analysis when selecting securities for a client's account. They utilize an investment style that blends several different market analysis techniques including: duration management, yield curve analysis, sector analysis and security selection. Most investments are in investment grade securities with maturities of 5 years or less.

Professional
2015 - Current

DIA's investment team process leverages one team, with shared responsibility for due diligence and explicit accountability for decisions. There is a focus on discipline in portfolio construction and risk-adjusted investment performance. They utilize three primary methods of analysis for all their investment strategies: fundamental analysis; quantitative analysis; and qualitative analysis. DIA attempts to measure the intrinsic value of a security by looking at economic and financial factors to determine if the company is underpriced or overpriced. The firm uses mathematical models in an attempt to obtain more accurate measurements of a company's quantifiable data, such as the value of a share price or earnings per share, and predict changes to that data. They subjectively evaluates non-quantifiable factors such as quality of management, labor relations, and strength of research and development factors not readily subject to measurement, and attempts to predict changes to market value based on that data.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
2005 - Current

DAD-IM offers a variety of equity and taxable/tax-exempt fixed income investment strategies. The firm employs a long-term and active approach to investment management. They attempt to measure the intrinsic value of a security by looking at economic and financial factors to determine if the company is underpriced (indicating it may be a good time to buy) or overpriced (indicating it may be time to sell). The firm offers four primary investment strategies: Equity Income, Multi-Cap Equity, Intermediate Taxable Fixed Income, and Sea-Cap Intermediate Municipal Fixed Income.The Davidson Equity Income strategy invests in high-quality companies with solid balance sheets, ample cash flow and a strong competitive position generating attractive return on capital. The Davidson Multi-Cap Equity strategy is unconstrained by market capitalization and style classifications. The Davidson Intermediate Taxable Fixed Income strategy focuses on the intermediate portion of the yield curve. DAD-IM invests in investment grade or higher issues with maturities generally ranging from one to ten years. Stability of principal value is a primary focus of the strategy; they perform rigorous fundamental credit analysis and monitor issuers and credit trends daily. The firm believes that fixed income assets are best managed actively with respect to duration and credit exposures, as they monitor, anticipate, and respond to changes in the broad economy and the interest rate environment. The Sea-Cap Intermediate Municipal strategy focuses on the intermediate portion of the yield curve, purchasing issues rated \"A\" or higher with maturities ranging from one to fifteen years.

Boards & Committees
Board Member
Prior

INSPIRE CONSERVATION OF OUR MARINE ENVIRONMENT.

Political Donations
$1,000
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

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D. A. Davidson Cos. raised money in a private placement transaction

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D. A. Davidson Cos. raised money in a private placement transaction

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