Our Team


  • John Buckingham

    Chief Investment Officer – AFAM Division, Editor, The Prudent Speculator
    John joined AFAM Capital in 1987 and Kovitz Investment Group in 2018, as part of the Kovitz acquisition of AFAM. John has more than 30 years of investment management experience and serves as Editor of The Prudent Speculator, which has been a trusted newsletter for over 40 years. He chairs the AFAM Investment Committee, leading […]
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  • Jason R. Clark

    Principal, Portfolio Manager
    Jason joined Kovitz Investment Group in 2018, as part of the Kovitz acquisition of AFAM Capital. As a member of the investment team, Jason is responsible for performing in-depth microeconomic research and fundamental analysis of individual stocks and industries. In addition, he works directly with clients to provide customized account management. Jason is also a […]
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  • Eric R. Hare

    Director of Business Development
    Eric joined Kovitz Investment Group in 2018, as part of the Kovitz acquisition of AFAM Capital. He previously served as President of AFAM Capital, where he was responsible for leading strategic initiatives across the firm’s internal operations, information technology, marketing, and business development teams. He began his career at AFAM in 2006, serving in various […]
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  • Christopher A. Quigley

    Senior Research Analyst
    Chris joined AFAM Capital in August of 2011 and Kovitz Investment Group in 2018, as part of the Kovitz acquisition of AFAM. As a member of the investment team, Chris conducts fundamental research and analysis. He is responsible for identifying new investment opportunities and maintains company, industry, and macroeconomic models. Additionally, he is a regular […]
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