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A Blend of Youth and Experience

Boyd Watterson’s dynamic culture fosters an environment of respect and trust that encourages an exchange of ideas in a collegial environment. We believe that achieving our goals requires inclusion and a shared responsibility with individual accountability.

Brian Gevry, CFA

Position: Chief Executive Officer, Co-Chief Investment Officer
Categories: Fixed Income Investment, Management, Management Committee, Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Brian L. Gevry, CFA, is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Boyd Watterson, responsible for the strategic leadership of the company and oversight of the company’s investment processes and committees. As CEO, he focuses on the development and execution of the firm’s vision, cultural values, goals, and strategies, allocating resources as necessary to meet client needs while achieving the long-term success of the organization. As Co-CIO, his focus is guiding the investment process, including developing investment philosophy and procedures to ensure Boyd Watterson delivers investment results that meet client expectations while maintaining moderate levels of risk.

Brian joined Boyd Watterson’s predecessor firm, Duff & Phelps Investment Management, in November of 1991. Prior to becoming CEO and CIO in 2006, Brian held various management positions including Chief Operating Officer and Deputy CIO. His approach to leadership reflects his personal philosophy which is centered around honesty and integrity. Brian has worked to shape the organization’s foundational culture, emphasizing inclusivity and transparency, to ensure all employees understand and demonstrate Boyd Watterson’s values and beliefs.

Additionally, Brian established the Strategic Management Process, through which he sets and oversees long-term company and line of business objectives. He has been instrumental in the company’s growth, more than doubling its size in a five-year period, including both assets under management and the number of employees. This growth accelerated in 2013 when BWAM established the real estate line of business and launched its first private open-end real estate fund. Company AUM, comprising fixed income, real estate, and equity strategies, has since been on a continual growth trajectory. Throughout his tenure as CIO, Brian has expanded Boyd Watterson’s national footprint, opening offices in Bloomfield Hills, MI, Washington, D.C., Tampa, FL, and most recently, Denver, CO, to join the already-established headquarters in Cleveland, OH, and office in Chicago, IL.

  • MBA from Case Western Reserve University
  • BA from Cleveland State University
  • CFA Charter Holder
  • Member of the CFA Institute
  • Member of the CFA Society of Cleveland
  • Chair of the Sisters of the Humility of Mary Investment Committee
  • Chair of the Cleveland State University Foundation Investment Committee
  • Member of the Cleveland State Visiting Committee for the College of Arts and Science
  • Member of the Schott Memorial Center Foundation, Inc.
  • Member of the Open Door Christian Schools Board

Brian Gevry, CFA

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Chief Investment Officer

Cleveland, OH

Timothy Hyland

Position: President, National Director of Sales and Marketing
Categories: Distribution and Marketing, Management, Management Committee
Location: Our Team

Timothy M. Hyland is on the Committee of Managers for Boyd Watterson Asset Management and is President of the company. Additionally, Tim is the National Director of Sales, Marketing, and Client Service. He is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the Distribution and Marketing teams, formulating annual plans, and overseeing their implementation. It is through his passion for client service and determination to meet client expectations that he maintains and grows existing relationships with consultants and institutions and creates new relationships. Tim is also focused on monitoring market trends in order to provide insight in the development of marketing materials and new products.

Tim’s relationship with Boyd Watterson began in October of 1994 when he joined the predecessor firm Duff and Phelps Investment Management Co. as Executive Vice President and National Sales Manager. Under his leadership, the firm has significantly expanded relationships, as well as assets under management, and has established a strong national presence.

Prior to joining Duff & Phelps in 1994, Tim was a Senior Vice President at McDonald & Co. Securities, Inc., earning a prestigious distinction in the firm’s Presidents’ Council for top producers.

  • BS from the Georgia Institute of Technology

Timothy Hyland

President, National Director of Sales and Marketing

Cleveland, OH

Brian Convery, CFA

Position: Executive Vice President, Co-Chief Investment Officer
Categories: Fixed Income Investment, Management, Management Committee, Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Brian A. Convery, CFA, is the Co-Chief Investment Officer of Boyd Watterson. Together with the Chief Executive Officer, Brian is responsible for guiding the investment process and developing investment philosophy and procedures to ensure Boyd Watterson delivers investment results that meet client expectations while maintaining moderate levels of risk. He leads, alongside the CEO, the Macro and Investment Policy Committees, focusing on evaluating the broad investment market and guiding risk and return positioning.

Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in 2011, Brian had an extensive career highlighted by roles including management consultant focusing on corporate strategy, and investment analyst specializing in high-yield bonds. His initial role with Boyd was Portfolio Manager of Credit research and his initiative and innovation quickly elevated his position to his current role, advising on strategic direction and facilitating new product development and execution. He serves as the primary portfolio manager of Boyd Watterson’s second private open-end real estate fund, which he assisted launching in 2018, and is an integral part of new product development. He has also driven the development and growth of the Research and Data Lab, a facet of the company focusing on qualitative and quantitative decision making, which he now directs.

  • MBA from Georgetown University
  • BA from the University of Dayton
  • CFA Charter Holder
  • Member of the CFA Institute
  • Member of the CFA Society of Cleveland

Brian Convery, CFA

Executive Vice President, Co-Chief Investment Officer

Cleveland, OH

Patty Jamieson

Position: Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Categories: Administration, Management, Management Committee
Location: Our Team

Patricia J. Jamieson is Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for the oversight of the Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, and Administration departments for the company. Patricia works closely with the CEO and other executives in setting strategic direction and determining long-term and annual line of business objectives. She is dedicated to optimizing productivity and progress by ensuring each department has the right resources to meet the strategic objectives.

Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in March of 2016, Patricia built an extensive resume in the financial services sector, including fifteen years as an executive at Keycorp. Her roles included CFO of the Corporate Bank and the Director of Planning & Performance Management. Patricia continues to display her commitment and initiative at Boyd Watterson, driving efficiency and process improvement throughout the company.

  • BS in Accounting from John Carroll University

Patty Jamieson

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Cleveland, OH

Michael Bee

Position: Executive Vice President
Categories: Distribution and Marketing, Management Committee
Location: Our Team

Michael E. Bee serves on the Committee of Managers for Boyd Watterson Asset Management. He is responsible for providing excellent service and recommending income solutions to clients and prospective clients. He also reviews trends within the institutional marketplace to assist the portfolio management team in the development of new products. Additionally, Michael serves as an equity strategist and portfolio manager, overseeing the company’s equity assets under management.

Michael has expertise in several areas of the business dating back to when he began his career in October of 1990 with Boyd’s predecessor, Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. He has served in various roles over the years and has remained ever focused on the client.

  • MBA from John Carroll University
  • Graduate Studies at the University of Chicago
  • BS in Economics from DePaul University

Michael Bee

Executive Vice President

Cleveland, OH

Stephen Perry

Position: Executive Vice President, Strategic Advisor
Categories: Management Committee, Real Estate Investment
Location: Our Team

Stephen A. Perry sits on the Board of Directors for Boyd Watterson Asset Management. In addition, he serves in the capacity of a Strategic Advisor within the company. In his role as Strategic Advisor, Stephen facilitates the Strategic Management Process through which the CEO manages the firm and develops long-term and line of business objectives, ensuring goals and action plans are specific and measurable. He is also a member of the Real Estate Investment Committee, where he assists in the review of potential property acquisitions and provides insight into the government space.

Since joining Boyd Watterson in January of 2015, Stephen has helped guide the company through a period of extreme growth, thanks in part to his results-oriented personality and diligence. Stephen’s extensive career includes roles as the President of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the 17th Administrator (CEO) for the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the Director of the Department of Administrative Services for the State of Ohio, and Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Timken Company.

  • MS in Management from Stanford University
  • BS in Accounting from the University of Akron
  • Executive Management Program – University of Michigan Graduate School of Business Administration, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Stephen Perry

Executive Vice President, Strategic Advisor

Cleveland, OH

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