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Calvin Clark, Jr. (“Chip”) is president of New England Asset Management, Inc. (NEAM) and a member of the firm’s policy committee. Clark joined the firm in 1991, and prior to becoming president in 2014, had been head of client strategy. Prior to joining the firm, he was a vice president in the high yield department at Credit Suisse First Boston and previously vice president in the high yield commercial paper department at Drexel, Burnham, Lambert. Clark is a 1982 graduate of Middlebury College with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He has been employed in the investment industry since 1986.
William E. Rotatori, CFA is chairman and CEO of New England Asset Management, Inc. (NEAM) and a member of the firm’s policy committee. He joined the firm as vice president in 2000, was made president in 2010 and became CEO in 2014. Prior to joining the firm, Rotatori was a senior vice president of the portfolio management group at Conning Asset Management and previously held various positions within the investment group and asset management division at Travelers Insurance Company. He is a CFA Charterholder and a member of the Hartford Society of Financial Analysts. A graduate of Georgetown University, Rotatori also holds an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Except for a two-year period when pursuing an MBA from 1988 through 1990, he has been employed in the investment industry since 1986.
Norman J. Orlowski Jr. is the president and CEO of Erie and Niagara Insurance Association, an assessment cooperative insurance company writing property and commercial products in New York State. Mr. Orlowski has been in the insurance industry for over 25 years. He joined Erie and Niagara in 1992 and served as its Treasurer prior to becoming president and CEO in 2014. Norm is the current NYIA treasurer and has served on its Board of Directors since 2012. He received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Canisius College and his CPA designation while working as a senior manager in audit services at the Buffalo office of KPMG LLP.