International Equity

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Scott E. Decatur, Ph.D.

Senior Portfolio Manager, Principal

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Scott E. Decatur, Ph.D.

Senior Portfolio Manager, Principal

Dr. Decatur leads SBH's international equity investment team and is the Senior Portfolio Manager and architect of our two quantitatively driven investment strategies, International Small Cap and Emerging Markets equities. Prior to joining SBH, Scott was the Chief Investment Officer of Philadelphia International Advisors (PIA), managing these two strategies and overseeing PIA's proprietary quantitative techniques including: security and country ranking models, investment valuation tools, market trend analyses, and risk models. Prior to PIA, Scott was at Delaware Investments where he was a member of the Structured Products Group and served as Director of Quantitative Equity Research. Additionally, he worked at Grantham, Mayo, van Otterloo & Co. as a Quantitative Analyst, focusing on emerging markets. Scott holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Harvard University and an M.S. and B.S. in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His doctoral research at Harvard focused on machine learning in the presence of noisy data.

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Nicholas C. Fedako, CFA

Associate Portfolio Manager

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Nicholas C. Fedako, CFA

Associate Portfolio Manager

Mr. Fedako, Associate Portfolio Manager, helps run SBH's two quantitatively driven investment strategies, International Small Cap and Emerging Markets equities. Along with his portfolio management role, Nick maintains and enhances SBH's proprietary quantitative techniques including: stock and country selection ranking models, investment valuation tools, market trend analyses, and risk models. Prior to joining SBH, Nick was a Quantitative Analyst and Partner at Philadelphia International Advisors (PIA), where he provided quantitative support to an international fundamental team for a number of years before helping to start the quantitative strategies in 2008. Nick has a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA society of Philadelphia. Nick holds a BS in Finance and International Business from Pennsylvania State University.

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Tariq Khan

Quantitative Equity Analyst

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Tariq Khan

Quantitative Equity Analyst

Mr. Khan, Quantitative Research Analyst, maintains and enhances SBH's proprietary quantitative techniques. He also supports the two investment strategies in International Small Cap and Emerging Markets by researching stock-selection models, performance trends, post-trades, and risk models. Prior to joining SBH, Tariq was a Quantitative Analyst at Philadelphia International Advisors (PIA), where he designed several systems to enhance performance monitoring and to improve research capabilities. Prior to joining PIA in 2012, Tariq was a co-founder of Clearstar Asset Management, an alternative boutique based in Switzerland that specialized in quantitatively managing exchange-traded accounts receivables. Additionally, he worked at DKR Fusion Management from 2008 to 2010 where he researched behavioral hedge-fund strategies in global equities, commodity futures, and FX markets. Between 2000 and 2007, he also held various research positions including coverage of small-cap US equities at WR Hambrecht and alternative investments at BNP Paribas. Tariq holds an MS in Financial Engineering from Columbia University and a BS in Economics with dual concentrations in Management and Finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Gordon S. Gary

International Equities Trader

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Gordon S. Gary

International Equities Trader

Mr. Gary, International Equities Trader, is responsible for the management of SBH's international trading desk, the execution of the quantitative investment strategies, and the development of SBH's long term strategy for effective trading of the quantitative strategies. Prior to joining SBH, Gordon was the Head Trader at Philadelphia International Advisors (PIA), where he over saw the firm's global trading desk, and managed a team consisting of two senior equity traders and one settlements associate. He began his career in 2001 as an Account Administrator in the Portfolio Administration Department at The Glenmede Trust Company. Gordon holds an MBA from Drexel University and a BA from Denison University in Economics.

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Jennifer E. Hartz

Manager, Business Operations