The London Company is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Jeff Markunas.

“We are pleased to add someone with Jeff ‘s talent and experience to our team. Jeff’s performance history, conservative orientation and focus on downside protection are a perfect fit with The London Company Investment style. We look forward to his contribution to our team,” said Stephen M. Goddard, CFA, Founder and Chief Investment Officer.

Mr. Markunas is a portfolio manager and a member of the firm’s Investment Team. He has over 28 years of investment experience, managing equity portfolios and teams. Prior to joining The London Company, he served as President and CIO of Iron Oak Advisers (subsidiary of Ridgeworth Investments), a Managing Director for SunTrust Investment Advisory Group, and Director of Equity Management for Crestar Asset Management.

Mr. Markunas received his BA from the College of the Holy Cross and his MS in Finance from Virginia Commonwealth University. Mr. Markunas is a CFA charterholder, a member and past President of the CFA Society Virginia.