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E. Sargent McGowan, CFA

managing director

E. Sargent McGowan is a managing director at UVIMCO with responsibility for public equity investments, as well as co-head responsibility for growth equity and long/short equity investments. He serves as a member of UVIMCO’s investment committee and is involved in all aspects of the investment process and portfolio risk management. He joined UVIMCO in July 2013.

Prior to joining UVIMCO, Mr. McGowan spent 11 years as a portfolio manager for Invesco’s global equity group in Atlanta, Georgia, where he led research efforts on a variety of global sectors and served as the head of developed market equities from 2009 to 2013. Prior to Invesco, he worked in sell-side equity research in New York as a research associate for both Sanford C. Bernstein and PaineWebber.

Mr. McGowan received a B.S. in commerce from the University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce and an M.B.A. degree with highest distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He is a CFA charterholder.