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Charles A. Durham


Charles A. Durham, Executive Director, joined Sterling Capital Management in 2018 and has investment experience since 2002.  Charlie is Chief Compliance Officer with years of compliance experience supporting investment advisers, investment companies and broker-dealers. Prior to joining Sterling, he worked for Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. where he was the Compliance Advisory Officer to Brown Brothers Harriman’s Private Banking and Investment Management lines of business and the Head of Brown Brothers Harriman’s Compliance Services Group, with primary responsibility over compliance policies and procedures, compliance risk assessments, and compliance testing and monitoring.  Selected prior experience includes AIG Asset Management and Smith Barney when it was part of Citigroup. Charlie received a B.A. in Policy Studies from Syracuse University and an M.B.A. in Finance from Fordham University. 

Area of Focus

  • Compliance

Previous Experience

  • Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
  • AIG Asset Management
  • Smith Barney


  • B.A. Syracuse University
  • M.B.A. in Finance from Fordham University

Affiliations and Professional Licenses

  • Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA)
  • Investment Company Institute (ICI)
  • Investment Adviser Association (IAA)
  • FINRA Series 7, 24, 9, 10 & 63
Charles A. Durham
Charles A. Durham

Executive Director

Chief Compliance Officer

(704) 927-4143

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