75 Most Powerful Blacks on Wall Street


Paul E. Viera

CEO & Partner
EARNEST Partners L.L.C.

Viera leads the firm for more than 300 clients, including municipalities, corporations, and endowments. He developed Return Pattern Recognition, the investment methodology used to screen equities. EARNEST Partners (No. 3 on the BE Asset Managers list with $17.4 billion in assets under management) continues to act as the U.S. Treasury’s sole agent for transactions relating to the $368 million Small Business Administration’s 7(a) securities portfolio.

 


Monica Walker

CEO & Chief Investment Officer-Equity
Holland Capital Management L.L.C.

As CEO, Walker oversees overall business and financial operations for Holland Capital Management L.L.C. (No. 14 on the BE Asset Managers list with $2.2 billion in assets under management). She also manages the execution of the firm’s large-cap growth and mid-cap growth equity strategies. Prior to joining Holland, Walker was manager of Trust Fund’s Administration, responsible for Texas Utilities’ $1.5 billion pension fund and defined contribution plan.

 


Thurman V. White Jr.

CEO & President
Progress Investment Management Co. L.L.C.

White is responsible for the vision and values of Progress (No. 4 on the BE Asset Managers list with $6.8 billion in assets under management) as well as leading all of the firm’s operational, financial, and strategic goals. Progress works with 60 emerging firms, managing 25 multi-manager investment portfolios. White is recognized as a pioneering specialist in developing emerging manager investments and recently penned a guidebook for emerging asset managers.

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